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by sheilaaellis44
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:14 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
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Re: B-17E # 41-9209

I've never been happy about 41-9209's name because I've seen too many variations and never a photo. I believe my most reliable source is Lucky Stevens, and he said (and had written it in his diary) as "Blues in the Nite. McCullar's aircraft crashed at 0148 in the morning of April 12. Harry Staley ha...
by sheilaaellis44
Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:13 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Fenton and Long, Northern Territory
Replies: 10
Views: 5981

Re: Fenton and Long, Northern Territory

Fenton Field, 15 miles west of Brock's Creek in the Northern Territory, was built by Company C and HQ Detachment of the 808th Engineer Aviation Battalion from 27 April to 16 July 1942. Fenton airfield may have also been referred to as Brock's Creek airfield in its early development. The 808th built ...