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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.

The nose art of a B-17G Flying Fortress (XM-B, serial number 42-3537) nicknamed "Friday 13th "of the 410th Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group. 'Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-17F-75-DL, s/n 42-3537, 94th Bomb Group, "XM" Sqdn, "B" a/c.'

Connections

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-3537 Friday the 13th

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/7/43; Dyersburg 8/8/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-B] Rougham 3/9/43; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Harry Vogel, Co-pilot: Wilburn Dodds, Navigator: Russ Sullivan, Bombardier: Howard Roemer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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