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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Kearney 29/6/44; Dow Fd 14/7/44; Assigned 4BS/34BG Mendlesham 16/7/44; crash landed base with Havener 6/4/45; Salvaged 8/4/45.

Service

People

  • John Ferard

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 34th Bomb Group

  • Wayne Kleinertz

    Military | Senior Master Sergeant | Gunner (tail) | 34th Bomb Group

Places

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2016 20:51:51 Scott 34th7th Changes to nicknames
Sources

Personal records of John A Ferard as provided by son.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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