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B-17G-BO 42-31452 FIFTY PACKIN' MAMA
15th AF, 2nd BG , 20th BS

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Units

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

Aircraft

  • 42-31452

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/11/43; Denver 7/11/43; Cheyenne 20/11/43; Gr Island 25/11/43; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 25/12/43; Missing in Action Ploesti 22/7/44 with Norman Austin, Co-pilot: John Holt, Navigator: George Mullen, Bombardier: Fred Decker, Flight...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2020 21:01:52 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Image match port side view at AAM 42-31452.
FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945 investigation Oct. 12, 2020; MARCHES, et al.

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