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French civillians inspect a crashed B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-32086) nicknamed "You Never Know" of the 457th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '10/9/44 France.'

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Units

Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17166374
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: You Never Know
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron

Mission

  • Date: 10 September 1944

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributormseeber99
Sources

Glen Seeber personal papers

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:26:11
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection