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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-5881) of the 94th Bomb Group in flight, 12 September 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: '12/9/44. Photo from '829'. 31,000 ft. pilot: Henry Hummel, Photo Glenn Cown.'



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • 42-5881

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 17/4/43; Smoky Hill 28/4/43; Tinker 6/5/43; Lincoln 18/5/43; Dow Fd 23/5/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-GH] Earls Colne 27/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; Returned to the USA Grenier 23/12/44; Patterson 16/3/45; Reconstruction Finance...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:23 AAM AAM ingest

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