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  B-17E "Boomerang" Serial Number 41-9059  
USAAF
13th AF
5th BG
72nd BS

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USMC c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Boeing at Seattle. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 5th Bombardment Group, 72nd Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Boomerang".

Wartime History
Operated from Henderson Field on Guadalcanal. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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January 9, 2018

 

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