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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 4/4/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-L] Nuthampstead; 600BS [N8-L]; Missing in Action mission with Womeldorf 14/2/45, AOC 16/2/45; re-ass from 5 SAD Merville, Fr, 5/3/45; RAF Valley 1/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 4/6/44; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/8/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14/12/45. MAXINE.

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  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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