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Lt. Frank Robert Spitznagel Jr.
305th Bomb Group, 364th Squadron. Chelveston, England 1943

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  • Frank Spitznagel

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Born November 5, 1919 in Buffalo, NY. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-29633 SpitzFire

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/1/43; Salina 12/2/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-H/J/N/D] Chelveston 4/3/43. Completed missions as "Spitz Fire" under command of Lt. Frank R. Spitznagel Jr. until 8/19/43; transferred 381BG Ridgewell 11/9/43 1m; 526BS/379BG [LF-U]...

Locations

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

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Date Contributor Update
28 December 2016 17:44:19 Despitz Changes to collection
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Doug Spitznagel

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2016 00:56:48 Despitz Changes to collection
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D. Spitznagel

Date Contributor Update
29 August 2016 23:41:58 Despitz Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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by Douglas Spitznagel

Date Contributor Update
29 August 2016 23:41:58 Despitz Changes to place associations
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by Douglas Spitznagel

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