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44-6830

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Hunter 23/11/44; Grenier 13/12/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-H] Podington 4/3/45; battle damaged Berlin 18/3/45 with Bob Groen, Andt Banyas, Lucian Nowlin, Rat Amatangelo, Merle Smith, Gedson Landford, Chas Apodaca, Gene James (8 Returned to Duty); Walt Ibowicz (Killed in Action); force landed Poland; Salvaged 26/3/45.

Service

People

  • Walter Ibowicz

    Military | Sergeant | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    Came from a farming occupation prior to enlistment.

Places

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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