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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 11/7/44; Kearney 21/7/44; Dow Fd 3/8/44; Assigned 614BS/401BG [IW-M] Deenethorpe 25/8/44; battle damaged Frankfurt 5/11/44 with ?; crash landed Dunmow A/fd, UK; Salvaged 8/11/44.

Service

People

  • 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...

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 18:41:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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