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42-102666

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 24/3/44; Kearney 12/4/44; Grenier 28/4/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG [E] Knettishall 30/4/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Lt Oswald 21/6/44; Salvaged 2/7/44. WIZARD OF OZ.

Service

People

  • Nicholas Duncan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 388th Bomb Group

Places

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

  • Poltava

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 19:33:10 ram957 Changes to nicknames
Sources

388th BG Association Records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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