Ascend Charlie was a B-17 Flying Fortress (tail from the Bomb Group, Bomb Squadron. You can read my full article on "Ascend Charlie's".
The Strategic Missile Squadron (571 SMS) is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Lineage. Emblem of the World War II Bombardment Squadron. Constituted Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 15 January.
The Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Bomb Squadron. Squadron. First Lieutenant Steve C. Pilot: Stokes, Fred NMI Jr. Eighth Air Force Operations History. Semper Fi Hi Jason: the aircraft was lost on a combat mission, but the cause of loss will be forever unknown. Pilot: Eckl, Joseph W.