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

The wreckage of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30813) of the 423rd Bomb Squadron, 306th Bomb Group.



  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 423rd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30813 Queen Jeannie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 42-30813 "Queen Jeannie" was delivered Cheyenne 31-Jul-43; Seattle 1-Aug-43; Cheyenne 2-Aug-43; Scott 10-Aug-43; Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-L] Thurleigh 2-Sep-43; Missing in Action 14-Oct-43 on mission to bomb the ball bearing factories at...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:21 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection