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

A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 91st Bomb Group prepares for take off. Passed for publication 25 Jan 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'How the boys live and work at Flying Fortress station in England. Wide World Photo Shows: Fortress about to take off.' On reverse: Associated Press and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps]. Print No: 245278.



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