FRE 1149


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A bomber crew of the 306th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress. A censor has obscured the interor of the aircraft's nose turret. Image stamped on reverse: 'Photo supplied by the Topical Press Agency.', 'Reveiwed & Passed as censored 1 Apr 1943.' [stamp] and '256249.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'FLYING FORTRESS RAID ROTTERDAM. U.S. Flying Fortresses attacked shipping and ship-buildings yards in Rotterdam on Wednesday. These pictures show some of the crews on their return after the raid. Photo shows: A Flying Fortress crew by their plane on their return. 2/4/43 Topical Press (Y.10685). SUBMITTED ON BEHALF OF NATIONAL Y.C.M.A.'S.'


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Official insignia of the 306th Bomb Group, approved 6 January 1943, and updated 2 October 1951.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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