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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 smoking wreck of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30709) of the 96th Bomb Group that has crash landed near Ingwiller, France. Handwritten caption on reverse: '42-30709. Nr Ingwiller, France.'

Connections

Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-30709

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/7/43; Gore 16/7/43; Gr Isle 24/7/43; Walla Walla 1/8/43; Scott 11/8/43; Presque 16/8/43; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 20/8/43; transferred 339BS/96BG [QJ-P] Snetterton 21/8/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Coles Goodner...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:42:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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