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Top row: Bill Somers- Flight Engineer, Red Patterson-Tail Gunner, Don Powers-Waist Gunner
Bottom row: Elmer Nelson-Waist Gunner, Hank Soriano-Lower Ball Turret, Bob Neely-Pilot

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Units

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

Aircraft

  • 44-8164 "The Old Lady"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 27/6/44; Hunter 28/7/44; Dow Fd 9/8/44; Assigned 348BS/99BG Tortorella 29/8/44; `47m` RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 April 2021 14:45:52 GStern Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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