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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A gathering of people, some of them aircrew, stand by the tail of an 813th Bomb Squadron, 482nd Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress (PC-X, serial number 42-37735).

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Units

  • 482nd Bomb Group

    482nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 482nd Bomb Group was a Pathfinder Group, which using radar-equipped aircraft to support bombing missions until March 1944. Aircraft from this Group went ahead of other Bombers and sent information back about the best routes to take and the extent...

  • 813th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37735

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 10/8/43; Long Beach 13/8/43; Assigned 813BS/482BG [PC-X] with Oboe Mk I radar at Alconbury 8/9/43; transferred 326BS/92BG [JW-X] Podington 20/2/44; retUS 121 Bradley Fd 13/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 27/7/45; Reconstruction Finance...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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