B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8209 / The Brass Hat

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8209 / The Brass Hat


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History of
B-17 44-8209 / The Brass Hat

Delivered Dallas 10/7/44; Langley 3/8/44; Dow Fd 12/9/44; Assigned 95BG as PFF then 100BG Thorpe Abbotts 22/9/44; used to bring home POWs at end of war; RetUS, then 5693BU Charleston 28/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 29/10/45. THE BRASS HAT.

Last updated: 30. October 2017


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