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"SLIGHT TEAR--Men of a First Air Division base view a ripped of a Boeing B-17 Flying fortress which managed to return safely after being attacked by jet-propelled Messerschmitt 262's on a recent Berlin air attack. The aircraft was piloted by 1st Lt Craig P Greason"

B-17 43-38594 'Lady B Good' 457BG.



  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...


  • 43-38594 'Lady B Good'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 7/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [B] Glatton 19/9/44; force landed at Ypres, Bel. after Berlin raid 3/2/45 with ? ; Returned to the USA Bradley 10/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/6/45;...


Date Contributor Update
07 April 2021 17:31:36 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations