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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.

A B-17 Flying Fortress (DS-M, serial number 44-8455) of the 351st Bomb Group. Official caption written beneath image: '(SAO.351/79.15)(9 Mar 45)(902-63/8-27300) Kassel.'

Connections

Units

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

Aircraft

  • 44-8455

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 18/9/44; Hunter 16/10/44; Dow Fd 27/10/44; Assigned PFF 510BS/351BG [TU-M] Polebrook 20/11/44; 511BS [DS-O]; 14m transferred 305BG Chelveston 20/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 18/4/46.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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