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Personnel of the 305th Bomb Group undertake training in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3181) nicknamed "Flak Alley Lil'". Written on slide casing: 'Flak Alley Lil'.'

IWM catalogue record

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Personnel of the 305th Bomb Group undertake training infront of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3181) nicknamed "Flak Alley Lil'". Written on slide casing: 'Flak Alley Lil'.'

Connections

Units

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    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...

Aircraft

  • 42-3181

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/43; Dow Fd 6/5/43; Assigned 95BG /43 LIMITED SERVICE; transferred 366BS/305BG [KY-L] Chelveston 1/8/43; 486BG Sudbury 16/7/44; Salvaged 26/1/46.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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