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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

German soldiers inspect the damaged tail section of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-102511) that has crashed near Lechfield. First handwritten caption on reverse: '19-7-44.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'Photo No 1- tail of B-17 G serial no 42.102511, 398th (B) Group. On left side in the background the burning rest's of the front part.'



  • 42-102511

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 27/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 602BS/398BG [K8-P] Nuthampstead 27/4/44; (24m) Missing in Action Lechfeld 19/7/44 with Dallas Hawkins, Co-pilot: Earl Hart, Navigator: Joe Doglio, Bombardier: John Loomis, Flight...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:31 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection