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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

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  • 42-102513 Swing Shift Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered: Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned: 731BS/452BG Deopham Green 10/4/44; battle damage Ludwigshafen 25/9/44 Crew bailed out due to flak damage to three engines, landed on auto-pilot near Mondorf-led-Bains, and was...

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