UPL 33109


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"France - Flak bursts are short of this Fort as it makes its way toward its home base after bombing an enemy installation. The 15th Air Force continues to dispatch its heavy bombers to blast every operational enemy target being operated by the huns." - B-17-G-50-DL 44-6397 416th BS 99th BG 17-Aug-44.


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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29473) nicknamed "Yankee Doodle" of the 347th Bomb Squadron, 99th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force during a mission over Turin. Official caption on image: "26599 A.C." Handwritten caption on reverse: '15th AF, 99th BG, 347th BS.' Printed caption on reverse: '26599 AC - A picturesque coastline in the Mediterranean forms a backdrop for a USAAF Flying Fortress on its way to bomb the vital Turin, Italy ball bearing plane on Nov. 8. This plane is one of a large formation whic
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress


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