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B-17F-45-DL #42-3292 "Mary Pat"
385th BG - 551st BS - 8th AF

Connections

Units

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 551st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3292 Mary Pat

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 29/4/43; Bangor 19/6/43; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR-O] Gt Ashfield 20/6/43; 25BG Watton, Nfk 1/3/44; Returned to the USA San Bernardino 25/11/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 9/10/45. MARY PAT.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2020 04:13:11 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
04 December 2020 04:12:49 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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