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44-6509

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 28/8/44; Grenier 15/9/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [H] Glatton 30/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 25/11/45.

Service

Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 748th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • 667

    6 October 1944

  • 669

    7 October 1944

  • 678

    15 October 1944

  • 683

    19 October 1944

  • 689

    26 October 1944

  • 691

    28 October 1944

  • 693

    30 October 1944

  • 723

    25 November 1944

  • 741

    6 December 1944

  • 746

    11 December 1944

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Places

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2018 04:06:37 thisismills Changes to production block number, manufacturer, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

457th

Date Contributor Update
08 January 2018 03:41:34 thisismills Changes to media associations
Sources

UPL 31194

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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