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44-6602

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 18/9/44; Grenier 1/10/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 18/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/7/45; Sth Plains 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/11/45. SLEW FOOT SUE.

Service

People

  • Luis Coppola

    Military | Captain | Pilot on B-17 | 379th Bomb Group

  • Billy Hulsey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | B17 Navigator | 379th Bomb Group
    My grandfather told tale of being a young man, a slurried night out with his buddies and the pact among them- to go enlist and end WWII! With crazy notions of all being together forever, he was the only one that held his word. But that is the kind of...

Places

  • Kimbolton

    Military site : airfield
    Planned for RAF use, Kimbolton airfield was built by W and C French Ltd. in 1941. The airfield was increased in size to accommodate a full US heavy Bomb Group, and the first such unit to us it was the 91st Bomb Group, who arrived in September 1942....

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2015 22:07:38 Figmnt Changes to nicknames
Sources

https://sites.google.com/site/379thbgnoseart/home/aircraft-list-1

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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