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B-17G-65-DL #44-6774 "Cookie"
483rd BG - 840th BS - 15th AF



  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 840th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6774 Cookie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 7/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 22/12/44; t/o accident with Bob Neeshan 12/4/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 9/1/46. COOKIE.


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