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B-17G-BO 42-31891 The Shape of
401st BG (SC -P) Late 1944or '45.

Connections

Units

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

Aircraft

  • 42-31891 The Shape

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-P] Deenethorpe 15/2/44; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 1/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2020 12:38:09 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Image via Jing Zhou
Association via Paul Bellamy
FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945; MARCHESE
NOV 21/22, 2020

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