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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 B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30178) nicknamed "Darlin' Dolly" of the 95th Bomb Group releases bombs over Emden. Printed caption on reverse: '25623 USAF - Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress drops salvo of bombs over Emden, Germany October 2. U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO.'

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

Aircraft

  • 42-30178 "Darlin' Dolly"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/4/43; Smoky Hill 5/5/43; Presque Is 24/5/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-S] Framlingham 29/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; with J.E. Koehler force landed Hardwick AF 20/10/43; 45m, transferred 388BG APH Knettishall 4/44; 803BS RCM Oulton 16/5...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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