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Request assistance re: Jack G. Morgan, Bombardier, B-17 possibly 388th Bomb Group, or 563rd Bomb Sq

Discussion in 'Heavy & Very Heavy Bombers' started by Jim Morgan, Mar 17, 2017.

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    44-6106 GREMLIN'S HIDEOUT 388BG 563BS

    44-6106 Delivered: Tulsa 2/5/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 25/5/44; Assigned: 363BS/388BG Knettishall 28/5/44; Returned to US: Bradley 30/6/45; Sth Plains 3/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 18/11/45. GREMLIN'S HIDEOUT.
    Source: B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

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    B-17G 44-83863 became U.S. Navy PB-1W, BuNo 77231, then civilian firebomber N5233V, Previously it has been marked as 44-83863, unnamed; 44-6106, "Gremlin's Hideout"; and as 44-83863, "Wicked Wanda". It arrived at Eglin 19 June 1975 from Aero Union, Chico, California, who operated it as firebomber 71/D1.
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