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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Presque Is 11/3/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-O] Horham 11/3/44; with G.M. Jackman force landed B-53 Merville, Belg., 10/5/45; with Lt Henderson force landed A-70 Laon, France 20/5/45; 114m Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/12/45.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron
  • 336th Bomb Squadron




Event Location Date
Crashed Merville, France 10 May 1945

Force landed B-53 Merville, Belgium, 10/5/45. Pilot Lt G M Jackman.

Crashed Laon, France 20 May 1945

Force landed A-70 Laon, France 20/5/45. Pilot Lt Henderson.

Returned Stateside Bradley Field, Salisbury, NC 28147, USA 25 June 1945

Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45. 114 mission veteran. Sold for scrap.


Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:28:56 Al_Skiff Changes to nicknames and unit associations

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 10:27:46 Lucy May Changes to nicknames

Changed serial number from '41 -97194' to '42-97194'. This is as it is in Dave Osborne's Fortlog as well as the 95th Bomb Group's listing.
Must have been an error created in the upload process.

Date Contributor Update
13 December 2015 13:27:22 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations

AAM DB Entry.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log