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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97200 Kickapoo Joy Juice

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/2/44; Gr Island 21/2/44; Presque 12/3/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 22/3/44; Missing in Action Chateaudun 28/3/44 with Chas Robinson, Co-pilot: Cliff Downen, Navigator: Chas Morgan, Bombardier: Bill Harrison, Flight...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 283

    28 March 1944
    A force of 450 heavy bombers from all three Air Divisions is despatched to bomb the German E-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland and German airfields in France. Mission Summary follows: ...

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

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Date Contributor Update
19 May 2016 15:54:34 Pete Created entry with unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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