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A B-17 Flying Fortres (serial number 44-8532) of the 100th Bomb Group with a B-24 Liberator in Greenland. Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '100 BG Greenland.'

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Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

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Aircraft

  • 44-8532

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 9/10/44; Grenier 23/10/44; Assigned 482BG H2X Alconbury 25/10/44; transferred 349BS/100BG [XR-G] Thorpe Abbotts 27/10/44 (npo) KLEEN SWEEP; damaged when parked and hit in taxi accident at 40ADG Stansted by 43-39042; 482BG Alconbury 20...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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