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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/44; Hunter 17/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 602BS/401 BG [IW-O] Deenethorpe 10/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 24/11/45. LADY VIVIAN.

Service

People

  • Bernard Goldberg

    Military | Flight Officer | 401st Bomb Group

  • Calvin Hallman

    Military | Sergeant | Air Crew | 401st Bomb Group
    last 5 missions of ETO

  • Henry Hill

    Military | Sergeant | 401st Bomb Group

  • Herbert James

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Among other planes flew on Shark Tooth

  • Donald Kent

    Military | Senior Master Sergeant | B-17 Radio Operator/Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • Max Kirby

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer | 401st Bomb Group
    6 missions April 1945: 9 Furstenfeldbrugh; 10 Oranienburg; 15 Royan; 16 Regensburg; 19 Falkenburg; 17 flew spare Dresden. Flew several Cooks Tours after war ended in Europe, then flew our combat plane back to US with 10 extra passengers, Jun3 1945.

  • Salvatore Paladino

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 401st Bomb Group

  • Leonard Penny

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 401st Bomb Group
    2 Bronze Stars

  • Carl Short

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 401st Bomb Group

  • Leon Stewart

    Military | First Lieutenant | Lead Navigator | 401st Bomb Group
    1st Lt Leon F. Stewart flew 33 missions, from 10/25/1944, mission #160, to 04/14/1945, mission #248 with the 401st BG. He served as a Navigator. He flew his first 13 missions with the Fred H. Babcock crew and was transferred to the Art Seder crew for...

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Places

  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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