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Old 6th February 2008, 09:07
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Re: Memphis Belle

So the Belle was in fact the second B-17 to complete 25 missions. But the Belle's crew the first to complete 25 missions?

Why would Hells Angels have had three crews? Was that due to deaths on missions? I thought the policy of 8th AF was to allocate a specific crew to a specific bomber.

So given that the Belle was the second B-17 to complete 25 missions (although it's crew the first), which was the next crew/B-17 combo to reach that milestone?
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