IWM catalogue record
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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-37818) of the 390th Bomb Group flies over countryside. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Oct-Nov 1943, BI-D 568BS, MIA 21/1/44 4K[IA], 6 POW.'
The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Long Beach 10/9/43; Gr Island 30/9/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-D] Framlingham 7/10/43; Missing in Action Pas de Calais 21/1/44 with Clyde Baugher, Co-pilot: Elmer Schwankl, Bombardier: Paul Fabian, Waist gunner: Phil Marizzaldi chute failed ...