IWM catalogue record
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American Red Cross a visit to a bomber crew of the 92nd Bomb Group after a mission. B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-9020) nicknamed "Phyllis" is in the background.
Caption printed on image: 'American Red Cross Clubmobile "somewhere in Great Britain." "JUST BACK FROM THE TARGET." 4. Passed by US Army Censor no 21 ETO USA.'
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Assigned to 340BS/97BG at Polebrook on 3/42 as PHYLLIS. Collided with 41-9051 and repaired; 92BG Bovingdon 8/42; 303BG Molesworth 1/5/43 and was painted in bright colours as a formation ship; 2SAD Lt Staughton 19/7/44; on cross country trip from...