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

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-102657) of the 350th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group that has crashed into the roof of a building. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-17G, 42-102657. 350BS. Crashed 11/9/44. Sgt. J.C. Kluttze. T. Bradshaw.'



  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-102657 Boss Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Gr Island 12/4/44; Dow Fd 11/5/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Y] Thorpe Abbotts 14/5/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 11/9/44 with Albert Trommer, Navigator: Jim Wright, Bombardier: Levi Groce, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:45:38 AAM AAM ingest

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