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The Men – The B-17s – The Missions – The Legacy

These historical pages are dedicated to the 8,960 men who served in the 303rd Bombardment Group (H) "Hell's Angels" during World War II. The 303rd Bomb Group was an Eighth Air Force, B-17 Bomber Group stationed at Molesworth, England from 1942 to 1945. Their motto, Might in Flight, was earned on each of their record 364 combat missions. Their place in history and the legacy they left behind will live forever.

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Thunderbird Home
B-17G #42-38050 Thunderbird was one of the 303rd's most famous aircraft and one of the few B-17s to fly over 100 combat missions. The B-17 Thunderbird website led to the development of this 303rd Bomb Group website. It contains a wealth of information on that great B-17, including all 538 crewmen who flew on her 134 recorded flights.



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Monroe C. Hein (358) 28 Aug 14
Ralph E. Page (427) 2 Sep 14
Marlow W. Jones (360) 5 Aug 14
Francis "Frank" H. Ayers (427) 24 Jun 14
Alvin W. Dorner (427) 29 May 14
Chester Eugene Flick (427) 27 Feb 13
Anthony J. Boland (358) 5 Jan 14
Alois G. "Al" Oswald Jr. (427) 5 Jan 14
Theodore J. "Ted" Knauff (358) 24 Sep 13
Clayton S. Balcombe (360) 20 Apr 14
Andrew R. Olds (427) 19 Apr 14
Fletcher Helton (359) 13 Apr 14
Clyde J. Cottle, Jr. (427) 8 Jan 14
Jack B. Fawcett (360) 18 Mar 14
Thomas W. Highfill (427) 13 Mar 14
Benjamin H. Wilson (358) 28 Feb 14
Louis E. Hampl (360) 27 Feb 14
George K. Reimche (358) 23 Feb 14
Ben Starr (358) 19 Jan 14
Glen R. Swenson (359) 10 Feb 14
"Gone from our homes, forever in our hearts."

 This Day in 303rd Bomb Group History 
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