Looking for full tail number(s) Mission 24th Dec 1944
In a general interest in 8th AF & missions flown I am trying to get a picture of mission flown on Dec 24th 1944. The largest mission flown.
I do have some pdf files containing reports to 8th AF HQ and they do also contain formation plans on that date
Also of 92nd BG I have a formation plan and I was able to Id most of them, using Bit's & Pieces & B-17 Flying fortress story
There is however one B-17 which puzzles me
Last 4 digits were shown, unfortunately no pilot names
Was wondering if anyone can help me out with following:
8351 / PFF -> 43-38351 (34BG & Sal before this mission) / 44-8351 ( 303BG & 384BG)
I do think therefore 8351 is not correct.
She was flying as lead in High Group of 40thCBW D group
B-17's with last 3 digits 351 only gives :
All of them in my opinion are not correct.
However, 43-38251 is listed in B-17 story as Assigned to 8AF
Could this one be the one I am looking for?
Many thanks in Advance
Joost de Raaf
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands