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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.

A bomber crew of the 97th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Big Punk". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Saunders and crew.'

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  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:45:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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