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42-97071 Andys Dandys 418BS, 100BG

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Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97071 Andy's Dandys

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; Kearney 11/2/44; Presque Is 28/2/44; Assigned 418BS/100BG [LD-P] Thorpe Abbotts 4/3/44; Missing in Action Parchim, Ger. 7/4/45 with Arthur Calder, Ken Carr, Bill Burbach, Viv Hoffman, Len Piepgras, Joe Haller, Carl Donnell,...

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Date Contributor Update
06 February 2021 21:47:50 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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