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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.

A splintered tree, damaged by a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 447th Bomb Group that crash landed. Official caption printed on image: '(GAD-46-1-447)(1-1-45)(A/c 567 Type B-17 G).'

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  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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