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

Ground personnel of the 351st Bomb Group work on a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29948) nicknamed "Jennie". Written on slide casing: 'Jennie, 351 BG.'



  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb 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...


  • 42-29948 Jennie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/43; Walla Walla 28/3/43; Metropolitan 13/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-B] Polebrook 28/5/43; 30m Missing in Action Cognac 31/12/43 with Homer Wells, Co-pilot: Fred Pugsley, Navigator: Arnold Kline, Bombardier:...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:40:36 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection