IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 303rd Bomb Group prepares for take off. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for publication 27 Aug 1943.' [stamp], 'Confidential.' [stamp]. Handwritten caption on reverse: '27-8-43, 303.'
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...