Colonel Thetus C Odom, Group commander of the 452nd Bomb Group christens a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-37817) nicknamed "Mollita". Image via Walt Cochrek. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Ground commander Col TC Odom christens his "Ship".
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- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: US Strategic Air Forces 452nd Bomb Group
- Highest Rank: Colonel
- Role/Job: Commanding Officer
- Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
- Nicknames: Mollita
- Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 730th Bomb Squadron
Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Group wrongly identified at 352nd Bomb Group. Corrected to 452nd with information provided by Lennart Westergård
Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:25:12
IWM, Roger Freeman Collection