Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Histories:

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    #1 Snautzer01, Nov 4, 2014
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    B-17F-90-BO 'Slo-Jo', 42-30168 (
    30168 (385th BG, 550th BS, 'Slo-Jo') shot down by Fw. Walter Kohne in Fw 190A-6 of JG 1/2 and
    exploded over North Sea N of Lengeoog, Germany Dec 11, 1943. MACR 1666. 7 KIA, 3 POW
    )

    On 11th of December 1943, 538 heavy bombers of the U.S. Army Air Force assembled over England. Individual planes, B-17s and B-24s, joined into elements, flights, squadrons and groups and then into wings before wheeling toward Emden. This one didnt make it back

    B-17 Flying Fortress Serial 42-30168

    b17_7_ B-17F-90-BO 'Slo-Jo', 42-30168.JPG
     
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    Curious that it has flame dampers (?) on that 50.
     
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    Indeed, maybe did some night ops?
     
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    Off to search and see if I can find more like that. Nice shot.



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    Google seeking permission to leave page.

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