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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 42-5793) of the 92nd Bomb Group flies above the clouds. Printed caption on reverse of print: '61131 A.C. - Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortresses" of the 92nd Bomb Group. England, 25 August 1943. "U.S. Air Force Photo."'

Connections

Units

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

Aircraft

  • 42-5793 Stinky

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 30/1/43; Salina 11/2/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-M] Bassingbourn 4/3/43; 325BS/92BG [NV-Y/M] Alconbury 20/4/43, the first B-17 sent to RAF Defford for installation of HSC equipment; ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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