41-24614

Lieutenant Weil and his crew of the 305th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (JJ-R, serial number 41-24614) nicknamed "We The People". Printed caption on reverse: 'A-60706 Lt. Weil and crew of the 305th Bomb Gp are shown beside the B-17 Flying Fortress, " We the People" 26 April 1944, England ( GP-?9)' media-379001.jpg FRE 1135 Lieutenant Weil and his crew of the 305th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (JJ-R, serial number 41-24614) nicknamed "We The People". Printed caption on reverse: 'A-60706 Lt. Weil and crew of the 305th Bomb Gp are shown beside the B-17 Flying Fortress, " We the People" 26 April 1944, England ( GP-?9)' Roger Freeman Collection

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

Object Number - FRE 1135 - Lieutenant Weil and his crew of the 305th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (JJ-R, serial number 41-24614) nicknamed "We The People"....

Assigned 364BS/305BG [JJ-R/A] Bangor 10/9/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; transferred 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 4/5/44; Returned to the USA La Junta 14/6/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Searcey Fd, 31/7/45. SNAFU then renamed WE THE PEOPLE.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 34 186 802
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Intelligence Specialist
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 422nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39306396
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radioman

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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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