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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 (OJ-Z, serial number 42-102586) nicknamed "Little Joe" of the 96th Bomb Group prepares for take off, guided by a flight control vehicle. Image via Mark Brown, AFA. Written on slide casing: 'OJ-Z, 2102586 Little Joe FC Van.'

Connections

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

  • 42-102586 Little Joe

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Hunter 14/4/44; Dow Fd 26/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-Z] Snetterton 1/5/44; Salvaged 31/5/45. LITTLE JOE. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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