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Ground personnel inspect the wrecked tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress ( serial number 42-97985) of the 94th Bomb Group.



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • 42-97985

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 24/4/44; Kearney 2/6/44; Dow Fd 27/6/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-Q] Rougham 28/6/44; mid air coll with 44-8177 (94BG) on assembly 30/11/44, with Owen Winter, Co-pilot: Charles Kennedy, Navigator: Dick Lambert, Bombardier: Dave Berz,...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:29 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection