FRE 2152

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Ground personnel of the 493rd Bomb Group load food supplies into a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Bomb Bay of Blues". Printed caption on reverse: 'A-52449 AC- Personnel of the 493rd Bomb Group loading food supplies into the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Bomb Bay of Blues", preparatory to "Food Mission" flight. England 7 April 1945. US Air Force Photo.'

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Units

The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorDarren Jelley
Sources

corrected text.. correct aircraft name was "Bomb Bay of Blues"

493rd BG Archives

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:25:06
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection