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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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