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B-17G-35-DL 42-106085 457th BG
April 22. 1945 crashed at base on return from Hamm mission

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Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

Aircraft

  • 42-106985

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/1/44; MacDill 7/2/44; Grenier 15/2/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 18/2/44; transferred 749BS/457BG [X] Glatton 2/3/44; on return from Hamm 22/4/44, the u/c failed to respond, but made a successful belly landing in the dark, with...

Missions

  • 311

    22 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 March 2021 11:16:21 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Negative legend on print and visible identification matches AAM synopsis.
P. MARCHESE MAR 22 2021

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