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43-37565

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 26/5/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-N] Framlingham 27/5/44; battle damaged Hannover 28/3/45 with ?; force landed Chievres A/fd, Bel; repaired & ret group 7/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 7/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 12/12/45. SONGOON.

Service

People

  • Taisto Huhtala

    Military | Sergeant | Tail gunner/Waist gunner/Bombardier-Togglier | 390th Bomb Group
    Taisto Huhtala's father Henry was born on 7 December 1890 in Ylistaro, Vaasan Lääni (Vaasa Province), Finland. Henry emigrated to the United States and married US-born Aili Johnson. Their son Taisto Huhtala flew as a Tail Gunner, Waist Gunner and then...

  • Arthur Rogers

    Military | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Completed 34 missions, Crew Number 95

Places

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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