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(Last update:08/03/2009)
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Sortie News (click here)

Reunion 2008 (click here)

Go to the above site for Reunion 2008 information.

B-1B Reunion Picture Click Here


K-9 Revisited in 2005. Photo courtesy of Ted Jamison
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The Runway ran down the center of the open space on the right side of the picture.

The Railroad track through Suyon is on the left of the picture. 


K-9 Pictures Click Here

Note:
Just Added: Pictures of the 452nd Bomb Wing B-26's in action to the K-9 Pictures Section

For WWII Pictures -click on Vol I or Vol II

Note: 17th Bomb Group WWII Pictures Updated 11/18/02

Vol I - Click Here

Vol II - Click Here

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The purpose of this page is to commemorate those often unheralded but intrepid young men who fought the B-26 Marauder(medium bomber) in WWII and the B-26 Invader (light bomber) during the Korean War

17th Bomb Group (M) WWII

The 17th Bomb Group is the only combat organization to fight all three of the Asis powers (Japan,Italy, and Germany) on three continents (Asia, Africa, and Europe). The 17th also supplied the crews who flew the the heroic Doolittle Raid against Japan in April 1942

452nd Bomb Wing (L)

The 452nd Bomb Wing is the only reserve combat organization to be called to active duty as a unit during the Korean War. It flew its first combat mission 77 days after being called to active duty

17th Bomb Wing (L)

The 17th Bomb Wing (L) was activated to replace the 452nd when its term of service was up in May 1952. It flew one of the last if not the last missions of the Korean War.

Related Story

Picture of the Last Mission Board of the 17th Bomb Group. Korean War


Last Mission Board Picture Click Here
B-1B Reunion Picture Click Here


NOTE

The history of the 452nd BW and the 17th BW in Korea are so intertwined as to be inseparable.


WWII Stories

Korean War Stories

Post War Stories

17th Bomb Wing Hurlburt Stories(Updated 02/01/02)

17th After The War

K-9 After the War

Return To K-9

EPILOGUE

A Korean Picture Album (added 2/7/02) 

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17th Bomb Group (M)

WWII

17th BG WWII (Revised)

WWII Pictures Volume One

WWII Pictures Volume Two




452nd Bomb Wing (L)

Korea

452nd BW KOREA (Revised)

K-9 Pictures





17th Bomb Wing (L)

Korea

17th BW KOREA (Revised)

K-9 Pictures




NOTE

The history of the 452nd BW and the 17th BW in Korea are so intertwined as to be inseparable.





NOTE

The 319th Bomb Group has an excellent web page at:
319th Bomb Group Web Page
The 731st Bomb Squadron has an excellent web page at:
731 Bomb Squadron Web Page
The 13th Bomb Squadron of the 3rd Bomb Wing has an excellet web page at:
13th Bomb Squadron Association
The 320th Bomb Group has an excellent Web Page at:
320th Bomb Group Association


The 37th Bomb Squadron Revisited in 2002 (11/11/02)

The B-1B in Action

Report from the New 34th ( 12/27/01)

NOTE:The 34th Bomb Squadron is now assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing with the 37th at Ellsworth AFB SD.

The 37th Bomb Squadron in Action Over Iraq




Korean War Veterans Commemorative Lapel Pin

Korean Veterans click "Here" for information on this pin

HERE



Familiar Territory - Route Maps


Note:

1.Most Korean War Pictures were taken By C.O. Smith and are not copies of copyrighted photos. Credit will be given to those submitting pictures and stories. They will be replaced by pictures submitted from the membership.

2.Web Managers Comments: I have started the ball rolling with some of my pictures and my stories. I do not intend for this to be MY page. Send me your pictures and your stories and I shall delete mine and use yours.



(1) Contact the web manager: e-mail: C.O. SMITH

(2) All former members of either the 17th Bomb Wing/Group or the 452nd Bomb Wing (L) or the 319th Bomb Group(M) are invited to join the 17th Bomb Wing/Group Reunion Association Contact: Reunion Manager
Ted Baker
453 Hamilton Avenue
Almont, Michigan 48003-8620

or e-mail: Ted Baker