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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 42-30188) nicknamed "Kats Sass II" of the 96th Bomb Group flies in formation over water with other Fortresses. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Kats Sass II.'

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Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-30188

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Tinker 25/5/43; Dow Fd 1/6/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-S] Snetterton 12/6/43 KATS SASS II; lost engine on take off for Frankfurt 4/2/44 with Joe Meacham, Co-pilot: Gene Aldridge, Navigator: Rich Murdoch,...

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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