UPL 35287


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"Vapor trails over Munich--Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 15th Air Force, flying high above Germany, make vapor trails in the enemy's sky. 20th bomb Sqn. 2nd Bomb Group."


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  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
Second World War formation badge for the United States 15th Air Force (United States Army Air Force). The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved by the US Quartermaster General on 19 February 1944. Formation note: the 15th Air Force (US Army Air Force, Fifteenth Air Force) was formed on 1 November 1943 at Tunis in North Africa and moved to Italy on 1 December. The Force was disbanded on 15 September 1945 having participated in twelve campaigns.© IWM (INS 7304)
  • Unit Hierarchy: Headquarters
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 429th Bomb Squadron


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