B-17 named "Butch" with it's Crew
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Sheley, D., Online posting, January 1, 2011
Lockheed/Vega B-17G-55-VE Flying Fortress
391st BS, 34th BG, 8th AF
Flew 80 missions.
Asher, G., Online Posting. October 18, 2011
B-17G serial 44-8271 "Butch" assigned to the 391st Bomb Sq, 34th BG. Joining the unit in August 1944, she survived the war to return Stateside with a load of veterans on 21 June 1945; by 2 December she was parked with a multitude of her sisters at Kingman, AZ.