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  B-17E "Yankee Doodle Jr." Serial Number 41-9227  
USAAF
13th AF
11th BG
431st BS

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11th BG c1942

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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 11th Bombardment Group, 431st Bombardment Squadron, Nicknamed "Yankee Doodle Jr.". During 1942, the nose markings included flags claiming six Japanese aircraft, and two ships.

Mission History
On December 31, 1942 took off from Bomber 1 and crashed on Espirito Santo. Crew details unknown.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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