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"Lt. Kenyon and crew of the 305th Bomb Group, are shown beside the B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Little Helper'. 15 March 1944. England."

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 422nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ellsworth Kenyon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot / Co-Pilot
    B-17 #42-30004 ditched in Channel on 6 September 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30242 'Lallah-V III', Prisoner of War (POW). Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 41-24616

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ-U/K] Presque 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; transferred 2 SAD Warton 3/12/43; 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 21/3/44; Returned to the USA Keesler 4/5/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 October 2019 19:28:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/161231729?terms=41-24616

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