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B-17E bomber of the US 43rd Bombardment Group based at Jackson Field, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1942-1943

Caption   B-17E bomber of the US 43rd Bombardment Group based at Jackson Field, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1942-1943 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Air Forces
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 18 Jan 2011

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1. Clint says:
6 Jun 2016 08:32:50 AM

Per the aircraft card info on JoeBaugher.com and pacificwrecks.org, this is a 19th BG B-17, not 43rd. Serial number is 41-2668: "2668 delivered to Minneapolis Mar 9, 1942, assigned to 19BG Hawaii May 5, 1942; RETUS to 3137 BU Hericks Oct 21, 1943. WO Jul 13, 1944. Reclaimed for scrap Mar 20, 1946."

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