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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 42-3265 ) nicknamed "Holy Mackeral!" of the 96th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-1-4-96)(11-8-43).' Handwritten caption on reverse: '23265, MIA 16/12/43.'

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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

  • 42-3265 Holy Mackeral!

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 18/4/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-Z] Andrews Fd 30/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; crashed on take off with Bill Stoneburner 9/9/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with pilot Ewing Leblanc, Co-pilot: Vic Navoka, Navigator:...

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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