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B-17G-60-DL #44-6643
2nd Bomb Group - 96th Bomb Squadron - 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. ...

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 96th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6643

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 2/10/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned 96BS/2BG Amendola 20/10/44; taxi accident with Bill Donnell 16/12/44; 17m crashed mountains near San Marco, It., on routine practice mission 4/2/45 with Richard Pinner, Co-pilot: Louis Waddell,...


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