487th Bomb Group (H)
Station 137 - Lavenham, Suffolk, UK
22-Sep-43 to 7-Nov-45

Flutterbye nose art - B-17 of the 839th Squadron
The Balthazor crew flew Flutterbye on September 28 and 30
Most likely this was 43-37569, which was lost on December 24, 1944, flown by the crew of Lt Ira L. Ball
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Flown by 1st Lt Arlon F. Ziegler, 1st Lt George R. Balthazor, 1st Lt John M. Murrell and others
(Photo provided by Karen Blandini, daughter of J. Bruce Spilman, 487BG Photo Section)

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