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Cpt. Robert J. Whitney, pilot with his crew in the 832nd Bomb. Squadron, and Air Leader by December, 1944, flying sorties with other crews in the 832nd B.S., 833rd B.S., 834th B.S., and the 835th B.S.

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  • W. Douglas

    Military | Pin Point Navigator
    See the official crew and mission list of Capt. Robert J. Whitney at: https://486th.org/BS832/Whitney.htm

  • Robert Whitney

    Military | Captain | Flight Commander
    "Capt. Whitney arrives at Station 174, RAF Sudbury, with his first group of replacements [crew] in mid-July of 1944; they travelled over to England in the B17G that they nicknamed the "Pogo Stick" (fate and s/n of aircraft is unknown). He flies his...

Aircraft

  • 44-8453

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 17/9/44; Hunter 16/10/44; Dow Fd 26/10/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-E] Sudbury 30/10/44; `31m` transferred 15AF 29/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 30/3/48.

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Date Contributor Update
05 November 2021 17:08:58 hansvonmaltzahn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

From the American Air Museum in Britain's crew photo for Capt. Robert J. Whitney, and to be found at: https://www.americanairmuseum.com/person/192219

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