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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 nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30235) nicknamed "The Zoot Suiters" of the 95th Bomb Group.

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

Aircraft

  • 42-30235 'Lonesome Polecat' 'Zoot Suiters'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/5/43; Gore 16/5/43; Smoky Hill 17/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-L/Z] Bassingbourn 6/6/43; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-U] Horham 16/6/43 LONESOME POLECAT; 16/9/43 with W.C. Lindley force landed Bungay Afd; 48m,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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