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43-38776

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 13/10/44; 67m, Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/11/45. PASSION WAGON aka VICTORY DEVILS

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...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Paul Crider

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

  • William Deshazo

    Military | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    WIA on 24 Dec 1944 in B-17G #42-2107154 'Puddles'

  • Hiram Griffin

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    35 missions. Retired after 32 years of service. Air Medal w/ 6 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Michael Johann

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • John Koehler

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Christopher Lindsley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    J.E. Koehler crew. 35 missions between 5 December 1944 and 17 April 1945. AM w/ 5 OLCs.

  • Edward Madigan

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Henry Rivet

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Frederick Rosenzweig

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Lionel Sceurman

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Suffered mechanical failure and crashed into English Channel inB-17 #448640

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Missions

  • 715

    16 November 1944

  • 725

    26 November 1944

  • 729

    29 November 1944

  • 731

    30 November 1944

  • 738

    5 December 1944

  • 8th Air Force 760

    24 December 1944
    1. Decision. ...

  • 769

    29 December 1944

  • 770

    30 December 1944

  • 772

    31 December 1944

  • 776

    2 January 1945

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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 Lincoln, NE 20 September 1944
Assigned Horham Airfield, UK 13 October 1944

95BG
334BS

First 95th BG Combat Mission Gutersloh, Germany 26 November 1944
Final 95th BG Combat Mission Straubing, Germany 18 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2020 00:30:20 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
Sources

https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/aircraft/289

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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