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43-37869 Blond Bomber was named by crew chief M/Sgt Milan P. Maroney, in honor of his wife.



  • 43-37869 'Blond Bomber’

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/5/44; Kearney 9/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 29/6/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 25/11/44 with Harry Blair, John Bante, Valentine Williams, Leo Wolfe, Jack Peterson, Ed Todd (6 Prisoner of War); Chas...


Date Contributor Update
19 April 2021 21:50:05 pamccolgan Created entry with collection, caption and aircraft associations

Surridge, E. K., & Dooley, E. C. (1947). Pictorial History of the 447th Bombardment Group (H), including the 710th Squadrone History. LA: Army Navy Publishing.