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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 insignia of the 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Carl Battin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator/Gunner
    ORIGINAL CREW #29 418TH BS, 100th Bomb Group. Shot down in B-17F 42-3237 LD-R, "STYMIE" on 10 October 1943. MACR 1030

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:39:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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