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

The damaged wing of a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 94th Bomb Group at Bury St. Edmunds (Rougham) Official caption on image: "2058-FRU-1-12-44. Rougham. B-17G. 42-39775-FA-[Obscured, possibly FSAD?]."



  • 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...


  • 42-39775 'Frenesi'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 27/8/43; 333BS/94BG [TS-A] Rougham 13/10/43. ...


  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:51 AAM AAM ingest

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