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

Second Lieutenant Florence E. Twidale (left) and Second Lieutenant Hilda R. Burgess (right) check medical equipement in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30704), nicknamed "Dinah-Mite", of the 305th Bomb Group. November 1943. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp]. A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse, however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'L: 2/Lt Florence E Twidale, R: 2/Lt Hilda R Burgess- First aid eqpt. 305BG 22/11/43.'



  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...


  • 42-30704

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 15/7/43; Geiger 10/8/43; Pendleton 12/8/43; Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ-M] Chelveston 18/9/43, undersides painted black for night operations; suffered severe battle damaged on leaflet drop over France/Belgium 15/5/44 with ? , ?????????...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:28 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection