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Combat and ground personnel attend to a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-37797) nicknamed "Wolverine II" of the 94th Bomb Group that has crash landed. Official caption printed on image:'1972 HON. 1-5-44 Aero Repair. B-17 G 42-37797 J.'



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • 42-37797 Panther, Ginmill Special, Wolverine II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/9/43; Gr Island 23/9/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-T] Rougham 29/9/43; Missing in Action Berlin 18/4/44 with Bill Brinkmier, Bombardier: Jim Murray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Boyd Crocker, Radio Operator: Paul Caskey, Ball...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:06 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection