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IWM catalogue record

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

The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-9227) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle Jr" of the 11th Bomb Group, 7th Air Force. Printed caption on reverse: '22836 AC- The Flying Fortress "Yankee Doodle, Jr." has the enviable record of having sunk a Japanese cruiser and a transport. The flags indicate Zeroes shot down. US Air Force Photo.' On reverse: US Air Force 1361st Photographic Squadron AAVS (MAC) [Stamp].



  • 41-9227

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/42; Assigned 431BS/11BG Hawaii 6/6/42; transferred 43BG; at least six enemy aircraft and two ships to its credit; crashed Espiritu Santo on liquor ride 31/12/42 with Andrews, but crew unknown. YANKEE DOODLE JR.


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:13 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection