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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 385th Bomb Group fly low over a Dutch town during a food mission. Image via Mark Brown, AFA. Written on slide casing: '33777 Food for Dutch 5/45.'

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  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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