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44-6906

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Hunter 14/12/44; Grenier 29/12/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-I] Framlingham 21/1/45; transferred 525BS/379BG [FR-J] Kimbolton 20/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; Sth Plains 4/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 18/12/45. CONSTIPATED LADY.

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

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

  • 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 22:09:31 Figmnt Changes to nicknames
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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