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

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-9125) of the 301st Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '19125 (tail no).'



  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...


  • 41-9125 Prowler

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 359BS/303BG Molesworth 21/4/42; transferred 342BS/97BG Polebrook /8/43; with Alex Blair on first 8AF mission 17/8/42; courier flights to N Africa; 325BS/92BG Bovingdon 2/5/43 as tow target a/c.; on 4/5/43 involved in taxi accident with Jake...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:38 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection