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Albert Hugh Grinsted - Bombadier, Standing third from left. B-17 crew Podington England circa July 1944

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  • Albert Grinsted

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombadier
    ALBERT HUGH GRINS'I'ED Jr. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-107168 Pappy Time

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 12/3/44; Kearney 27/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-D] Podington 14/4/44; battle damaged Cauvincourt 16/8/44 with Ted Letterman, crew all OK back at base; Salvaged 18/8/44.

Locations

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2020 16:27:54 Scott Weir Changes to unit associations
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Correction by Scott Weir (Grandson Albert Grinsted)

Date Contributor Update
28 December 2020 16:23:44 Scott Weir Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Family photo from Scott Weir (Grandson Albert Grinsted)

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