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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 B-17 Flying Fortress of the 452nd Bomb Group flies over the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin during a raid. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Berlin 29/4/44. 452 BG.'

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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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