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4th/7th BS pic.with with 18th BS crew.B-17G 34th BG Elite over 60missions and while lasting the B-17 tenure after swaping from the B-24 Liberator Sept.1944- May1945 ..The 34th BG started there first training in 1942 with B-17E models and for War Deployment to a Liberator B-24 training in Blyth,CA ..34th was a training Bombardment Group of nearly all the 8th USAAF and some point. (CC) Dax Jordan (CC)

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Aircraft

  • 43-38280 Missbehavin Raven

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/7/44; Kearney 26/7/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 4BS/34BG Mendlesham 12/8/44; mia ? with R. Martin, Co-pilot: Ferlich, Navigator: George Webster, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fleming, Radio Operator: Desjardines, Ball turret...

Locations

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

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13 November 2019 05:13:55 34bgJLP Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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