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B-17G-1-VE #42-39852 Code: CC-Z
B-17G-70-VE #44-8566 Code: CC-C
note that 42-39852 is marked "war weary"



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-39852 Shatzi II - We Aim To Please

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 20/9/43; Scott 7/10/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-Z] Framlingham 10/10/43; taxi accident at Horham A/fd with Herbert Nuber 25/2/45; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 4/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/7/45;...

  • 44-8566

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/10/44; Hunter 17/11/44; Grenier 7/12/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [CC-C] Framlingham 9/12/44 as PFF; battle damaged Frankfurt 17/2/45 with Cassius Kennedy, Pete Stene, Joe Miller, Jim Hale, Manuel Jaime, Francis Wilson, Francis...


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