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Princess Elizabeth, King Georg, Queen Mary - Rose of York B17

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People

  • Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

    Civilian | Queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth
    During the Blitz, the King and Queen visited bombed areas to see the damage caused by enemy air raids. On these visits, the Queen took a keen interest in what was being done to help people who had lost their homes. After Buckingham Palace was bombed on...

  • Gerald Jackson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Bombsight Mechanic
    Gerald Riley "Kieth" Jackson Worked in the Bombsight/AFCE (Automatic Flight Control Equipment) section. He was the ranking NCO in charge along with T/Sergeant Vernon Haukie. The two of them worked very closely beginning at Wendover, Utah and shortly...

  • Elizabeth Windsor

    Military | Queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth
    Princesses Elizabeth spent most of the war years at Windsor Castle and, like many other British children, was often apart from her parents. In October 1940, 14-year-old Princess Elizabeth broadcast a message to evacuees on the radio programme Children...

Aircraft

  • 42-102547 Elizabeth, The Princess, Rose of York

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Dow Fd 3/4/44; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 2/5/44; transferred 367BS/306BG [GY-F] Thurleigh 5/5/44. Missing in Action 63M Berlin 3 February 1945 with Vernor F. Daley Jr, Co-pilot: Joseph J. Carbine,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2017 23:12:52 RexRay Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

from the personal collection of an airman in 367th

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