UPL 19372


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Flying Fortress B-17F 42-29591 'The Shamrock Special' 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF Transferred to the 401st Bomb Squadron of the 91st Bomb Group in June 1943. John W "Junior" Clifton is 2nd from right on the back row.


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The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Shamrock Special" of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Shamrock Special
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 401st Bomb Squadron


Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorLucy May

Correspondence with "Junior" Clifton's nephew, Ron Ogan.