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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 B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30040) nicknamed "Wabbit Twacks III" of the 96th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image is obscured.

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

  • 42-30040 Picadilly Commando, Wabbit-Twacks III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 20/5/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-B] Grafton Underwood 22/5/43 PICCADILLY COMMANDO; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-A] Snetterton 6/7/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bob...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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