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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 bomber crew of the 379th Bomb Group with their battle damaged B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30720) nicknamed "Nine Yanks and a Rebel!" Printed caption on reverse '71679 AC- Crew members of the 379th Bomb Group leave the Boeing B-17 "Nine Yanks and a Rebel" at an 8th Air Force base in England. 6 February 1944. US Air Force Photo.'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

Aircraft

  • 42-30720 Nine Yanks and a Rebel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 17/7/43; Gore 18/7/43; Dallas 21/7/43; Geiger 8/8/43; Gr Isle 10/8/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG Thurleigh; transferred 526BS/379BG [LF-O] Kimbolton 19/10/43; transferred 15AF 2/5/44; Ret UK AFSC 7/6/44; Returned to the USA 4136 BU 3/7/44;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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