IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A damaged cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 92nd Bomb Group hit by German 20mm cannon fire. Printed caption on reverse of print: '26479 AC - Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress showing 20mm cannon fire damage to cockpit window (7/26/43). England (Eighth Air Force). U.S. Air Force Photo.'
The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...