Member of Wallish Crew on 'Our Gal Sal'
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 12/12/43; Kearney 31/12/43; RAF Nutts Corner (N.Ire) 16/1/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-E] Thorpe Abbotts 17/1/44; transferred 482BG Alconbury 20/5/45; 100+m, Returned to the USA 5/45; 121 BU Bradley 31/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South...
Military site : airfield
Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia