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B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-32044) nicknamed "Good Deal" of the 483rd Bomb Group in flight.

Image supplied from the files of Harry D Whye, 483rd Bomb Group.



  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 815th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-32044 Good Deal

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Seattle; Delivered Denver 18/1/44; MacDill 4/2/44; Morrison 9/3/44; Assigned 815BS/483BG Tortorella 13/3/44; then Sterparone. Returned to the USA Cincinnati 20/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 17/12...


Date Contributor Update
24 May 2021 07:51:04 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

Image supplied from the files of Harry D Whye, through his son Mike Whye