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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.

The bomber crew led by Captain Walter E. Flagg of the 96th Bomb Group inspect flak damage on a B-17 Flying Fortress. One of the airmen has an injured eye. Official caption printed on image: '(GPR-14-4-96)(11-7-43) Capt. Flagg's Crew.'

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. ...

People

Aircraft

  • 42-30227 'Wabbit Twacks III' 'Boots III'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Smoky Hill 17/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 413BS/96BG [MZ-R] Snetterton 12/6/43 WABBIT TWACKS III; transferred 612BS/401BG [SC-X] Deenethorpe 13/12/43; 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 17/3/44; Returned to the USA Tinker 3/6/44...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:27 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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