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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 12/9/44; Dow Fd 25/9/44; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-Q] Framlingham 25/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/11/45.

Service

People

  • Luis Coppola

    Military | Captain | Pilot on B-17 | 379th Bomb Group

  • Richard Nietert

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 525BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. Awards: AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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 18:41:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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