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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-17 Flying Fortress (DF-B, serial number 42-37779) nicknamed "Pistol Packin' Mama", of the 91st Bomb Group in flight during a mission over France, 14 January 1944. Printed Caption on reverse: '61036 AC - (A)- Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" of the 91st Bomb Gp. 8th AF, enroute to bomb target at Croisette, France. 1/14/44. (Altitude 12,100 feet.) U.S. Air Force Photo. 1361st Photographic Squadron Aerospace Audio-Visual Service (MAC).'



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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:25 AAM AAM ingest

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