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44-6845

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 25/11/44; Dow Fd 15/12/44; Assigned 838BS/487BG [2G-J] Lavenham 5/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 12/7/45; Independence 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 13/12/45.

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  • Lavenham

    Military site : airfield
    Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF bomber airfield, with fifty hardstandings, T2 hangars and 2,000 and 1,400 feet runways. John Laing and Son Ltd. carried out the work in 1943, and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied...

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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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