IWM catalogue record
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A B-17 Flying Fortress (LG-W, serial number 42-31333) nicknamed "Wee Willie" of the 322nd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group explodes after suffering a direct flak hit to the left wing. 10 April 1945. Printed caption on reverse of print: '#4217, 6 seconds after 4216. Tail Gunner believed to have survived. H.'
The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 22/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Memphis 9/11/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-W] Bassingbourn 20/12/43; Missing in Action 129m Stendahl 8/4/45 with 1Lt Robert E Fuller (POW), 2Lt Woodrow A Lien, T/Sgt Francis McCarthy, S/Sgt Richard D...