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42-97338

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 19/2/44; Hunter 9/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [30-C] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; 600BS [N8-C]; battle damaged 8/1/45 with Marchner; force landed Abbeville, Fr., Salvaged at 5 SAD Merville, Fr, 12/3/45. UGLY DUCKLING.

Service

People

  • Robert Arnold

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group
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  • Joseph Augustine

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 398th Bomb Group
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  • Claude Bailey

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group
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  • Charles Colvin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group
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  • Dexter Farnsworth

    Military | First Lieutenant | 398th Bomb Group

  • Robert Jacobs

    Military | Technical Sergeant | 398th Bomb Group
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  • Thomas Upmeier

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 398th Bomb Group
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  • Richard Windmueller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 398th Bomb Group

  • Robert Wurth

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 398th Bomb Group
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Places

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2015 00:30:07 Rollywind Changes to nicknames
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PROVIDED BY MEMBER ROLLYWIND

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2015 00:29:13 Rollywind Changes to markings
Sources

BY MEMBER ROLLYWIND

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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