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

An A-2 Flying Jacket belonging to Peder Larson of the 96th Bomb Group, featuring the nose art of his B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Peder's Parade" Larson has handwritten on image: "picture Bill Deenlaw painted on my jacket"

Connections

Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

People

  • Peder Larsen

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew 30 missions without loss to any of his crew. Larsen practiced flying during ground school the hard way -- amid dense contrails, sudden snow stors, severe icing conditions and incredible fog, "another day of poor visibility, but had to fly. . .

Aircraft

  • 43-38777 Peder's Parade

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 6/10/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 11/10/44; transferred 338BS/96BG [BX-W] Snetterton 12/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 1/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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