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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 17/7/44; Hunter 26/7/44; Dow Fd 7/8/44; Assigned 490BG Eye 7/8/44; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-V] Horham 8/8/44 V FOR VICTORY; with M.R. Gunther force landed France 16/12/44; with G.R. Hail force landed France 5/1/45; with P.E. Ristine crash landed base 19/2/45 9RTD; 66m, Returned to the USA Bradley 22/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 24/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/11/45. GOIN' MY WAY.

Service

People

  • James Mish

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Lead Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Robert Shaffer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

Places

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

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Revisions

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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