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44-8525

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 8/10/44; Grenier 19/10/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-U] Horham 21/10/44; with W.H. Hart, Waist gunner: T. Baily [wia] 5/1/45; 74m, transferred 351BG Polebrook 29/5/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 9/11/45. POCOMOCO.

Flown by the Judy crew on 2 occasions to Brunswick and Orianenburg

Service

People

  • William Bauer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy Crew

  • James Collins

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy Crew

  • Robert Hendries

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy Crew

  • James Holahan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy crew

  • Edward Humlicek

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 28 x combat missions. Helgeson crew. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Irwin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy Crew

  • John Judy

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy Crew

  • George Korol

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Judy Crew

  • Christopher Lindsley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    J.E. Koehler crew. 35 missions between 5 December 1944 and 17 April 1945. AM w/ 5 OLCs.

  • Donald McKinney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner/Waist Gunner/Togglier | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 46 x combat missions across two tours. Loren Seger crew (Tour 1). Paul Ristine crew (Tour 2). ETD Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 x Battle Stars).

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Missions

  • 861

    3 March 1945

Places

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 January 2021 20:09:37 RayWells Changes to description, person associations and mission associations
Sources

updated connections

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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