VF-84on 1 July, air wing's strike aircraft, and performed TARPS missions to collect bomb damage assessments. After the war, the squadron flew 111 more sorties in support of Operation Provide Comfort before the Roosevelt was finally relieved by USS Forrestal in June 1991. The Jolly Rogers have always sported some of the
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[Photo] B-17G Flying Fortress 'Wee-Willie' of 322nd Bomber Squadron of USAAF 91st Bomber Group losing a wing from flak fire over Stendal, Germany, 8 Apr 1945; 8 were killed; pilot and 1 crewman survived
Flying Fortress ‘Wee Willie’ of the BS, BG, AF. This bomber was damaged by fighters before a direct flak hit blew the left wing off on a mission to Stendal, Germany, on 8 April It was one of the last two aircraft lost in combat during the war.