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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.

Ground personnel work on a a B-17 Flying Fortress (BG-G, serial number 42-31057) of the 334th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "1649. MRU. 12-17-43. Horham. B-17G, 42-31057." Handwritten caption on reverse: '95th Bomb Group, 13th Combat Wing, 3rd Air Div.'

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31057

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/9/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-G] Horham 29/9/43; 10m 16/12/43, with Larry Kerr, Co-pilot: John Murphy, Navigator: Murray Ball, Bombardier: Ed Harty, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Marion Brace, Radio Operator: Howard Pollard,...

Locations

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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