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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 19/8/44; Lincoln 27/8/44; Grenier 22/9/44; Assigned 615BS/401BG [IY-K] Deenethorpe 7/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 16/11/45. NET RESULTS.

Service

People

  • Bernard Goldberg

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 16 x combat missions. Lee Gibson and Carl Short crews. Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Calvin Hallman

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Carl Short crew. Last 5 missions of ETO. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Henry Hill

    Military | Sergeant | Ball turret gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Carl Short crew. Last 5 combat missions of ETO. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Kent

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

  • Max Kirby

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 6 x combat missions. Carl Short crew. ...

  • Salvatore Paladino

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Carl Short crew. Last 5 combat missions of ETO. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Leonard Penny

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Carl Short crew. Last 5 combat missions of ETO. Awards: AM, BS (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Carl Short

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Last 5 missions of ETO. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • H Tomkin

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed 5 x combat missions. Carl Short crew. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Wendel Weatherly

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 614BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Carl Short crew. Last 5 missions of ETO. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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 18:41:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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