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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 487th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Mayfield Shilling a/c Magdeburg.'

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  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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