UPL 26043


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41-24352 "Holey Joe"


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King George VI passes a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-24352) nicknamed "Holey Joe" as he meets personnel of the 301st Bomb Group during a royal visit. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright Central Press Photos Ltd.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 13 Nov 1942.' [stamp], 'P (KING) CCC(USA).'[written annotation] and '232594.' [Censor no.] A printed caption was previously attached to the reverse of the image however this has been removed. Handwritten caption on reverse: '301 , 124352?, Alconbury?.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Holey Joe
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 352nd Bomb Squadron


Date: 24 Jan 2017 04:04:09
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Hutchinson & Cortright