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43-38617

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 24/8/44; Hunter 7/9/44; Dow Fd 18/9/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-Q] Horham 19/9/44; with W.N. Dunwoody force landed Raydon afb, Suffolk 10/1/45; 80m, Returned to the USA Bradley 24/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 24/11/45.

Service

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Max Bunin

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Albert Burns

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Max Burrows

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Paul Crider

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Billy Ferguson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Donald Flygstad

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Barney Glovick

    Military | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Gene Grime

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Benjamin Hathaway

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group

  • George Jackman

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

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Missions

  • 655

    30 September 1944

  • 658

    2 October 1944

  • 662

    3 October 1944

  • 665

    5 October 1944

  • 667

    6 October 1944

  • 669

    7 October 1944

  • 674

    12 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 678

    15 October 1944

  • 682

    18 October 1944

  • 685

    22 October 1944

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Places

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Cheyenne, WY 24 August 1944
Assigned Horham Airfield, UK 19 September 1944

95BG
336BS
ET-Q

1st Combat Mission Bielefeld, Germany 30 September 1944
Force Landed Raydon Airfield, UK 10 January 1945
Final Combat Mission Pointe De Grave, France 16 April 1945

78 Combat Missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 July 2020 00:31:55 466thHistorian Changes to mission associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/aircraft/283

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2020 02:50:37 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/aircraft/283
https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/b17/43-38617/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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