Okmulgee Special #43-37984 - B-17G of the 839th Squadron
The plane is believed to have been named by crew chief Roe V. Sanders who was from Okmulgee Oklahoma.
Aircraft on hardstand with personnel on and in the plane
The B-17 was salvaged some weeks after landing in Belgium on the mission of December 18, 1944
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(Photo supplied by Herman Lee Brown, editor of the Okmulgee Times newspaper in Oklahoma)