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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 15/5/44; Kearney 27/5/44; Grenier 7/6/44; Assigned 452BG Deopham Green 10/6/44; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-S] Snetterton 11/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; Sth Plains 11/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/11/45.

Service

Units

Places

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Tulsa, Oklahoma 15 May 1944
Assigned Snetterton Heath Airfield, UK 11 June 1944

96BG
337BS

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2019 23:05:16 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_16.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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