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IWM catalogue record

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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97108) used by the 8th Air Force Service Command.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-97108

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tacoma 1/2/44; Dorval 14/2/44; Assigned RAF [HB-771] as Fortress III; before transferred back to USAAF 18/3/44, converted to a transport and liaison aircraft, complete with invasion stripes prior to D-Day; Returned to the USA 24/1/45;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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