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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 Dumbo SB-17 Flying Fortress of the 457th Bomb Group used for air-sea resucue operations. A lifeboat has been fitted beneath the aircraft's nose.

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  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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