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"Consolidated B-24's and Boeing B-17's of the 8th AF meet high over Germany on 25 February 1945."

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38800 BUSY BUZZARD

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 24/9/44; Grenier 2/10/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-K] Grafton Underwood 6/10/44; battle damaged Zeitz 30/11/44 with ? ; abandoned over continent; transferred with group to Istres on mapping duties, Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/10/45....

  • 44-6898

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/12/44; Grenier 22/12/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-H] Grafton Underwood 4/2/45; transferred with group to Istres on mapping duties, Salvaged 9AF Germany 18/9/46; re-ass AF 30/4/47; Recl Comp 19/11/47.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 October 2018 12:55:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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