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"Another B-17 in our formation. We were returning to the base and the ground is already in sight through a break in the clouds. A lively conversation was being carried on between this ship and ours" ~ Hand written on the back of this photograph by Navigator Louis E. Long,



  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...


  • Louis Long

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Burg on 10 Apr 45 in B-17 'Gotta Haver' #446820


Date Contributor Update
10 September 2019 23:41:33 D.Z. Created entry with collection, caption and person associations

Personal photo from the collection of Irving Zenziper, Sergeant, US Army Air Corp.