FRE 2168


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A squadron adjutant of the 91st Bomb Group clears the quarters of a B-17 Flying Fortress Pilot who failed to return from the last mission. Image stamped on reverse: 'Saidman Illus.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 29 Jun 1943.' [stamp] and '271993.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Saidman (Illus) 28.6.43. A Fortress that did not return. OPS 8: The pilot's belongings are packed. The assistant squadron adjutant cleans out the dresser and the cupboards. There are a bundle of letters from home and from friends in England. There are snapshots at Stratford-on-Avon, a pictures of the crew, a piece of flak that lodged in the pilot's cockpit, and a diary.'


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Unofficial emblem of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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