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44-8548

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 17/10/44; Hunter 2/11/44; Dow Fd 3/12/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-H] Thorpe Abbotts 6/12/44; as PFF transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-K] Horham 8/12/44; taxi accident on base with Bob Parker 24/2/45; 22m, RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 18/10/45.

Service

People

  • Millard McGowan

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner/Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Fred Miller

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • James Mish

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Lead Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Jammie Philpott

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Lieutenant General Jammie M. Philpott was vice commander in chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, with headquarters at Lindsey Air Station, Wiesbaden, Germany. ...

  • Zach Stanborough

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Command Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Flew 22 combat missions and 4 humanitarian missions with the 95th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force (Horham Airfield, England) -- Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, 3 Presidential Unit Citations, European Theatre of...

Places

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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