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B-17 # 43-39068 Captain Frank Casey being scraped Feb or March of 1945

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  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

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    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

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  • 43-39068

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/11/44; Dow Fd 3/12/44; Assigned 838BS/487BG [2C-C] Lavenham 6/12/44. Battle damaged over Frankfurt on 8/1/45 with Pilot Frank L. Casey, and crash landed at St Margaret's, Dover, U.K. All crew OK. Salvaged on 11/1/45.

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07 October 2014 22:29:08 Georgia Changes to caption
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Millard Greer
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Date Contributor Update
07 October 2014 22:27:58 Georgia Changes to caption and unit associations
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Millard Greer
109 Ellen Hand Circle
Cedaretown, Georgia 30125

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07 October 2014 21:24:03 Georgia Created entry
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