IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Airmen of the 303rd Bomb Group point to the nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Duchess" . Printed caption removed from reverse. On reverse: Keystone Press Agency, 'Sacred' and U.S. Official Photographs O.W.I. [Stamps].
The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-T] Bangor 10/9/42; Molesworth 16/10/42; 59m transferred 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 7/7/44; Returned to the USA Altus 18/8/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 14/8/45. Over Vegasack 18/3...