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

A top turret gunner of the 91st Bomb Group in the nose gun position of a B-17 Flying Fortress. Passed for publication 1 Feb 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'Some of the airmen from America who are taking part in the daily raids on enemy occupied territory and Germany, in their giant high altitude aircraft, the "Flying Fortress", capable of carrying a 10,000 pound bomb load.' Printed caption also attached: 'Photo shows - Navigator seen in nose of Fortress reading a map.' On reverse: US Army Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamp]. Print No: 246356

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  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:13 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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