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Ground personnel of the 100th Bomb Group work on a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-102657) nicknamed "Boss Lady". Image via Mark Brown, AFA. Written on sldie casing: 'Boss Lady.'


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Three airmen of the 100th Bomb Group, Lieutenant Kenneth Menzie, Lieutenant Donald Strout and Lieutenant Norman Scott, plan the route they will take during the next mission in their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30380). Image stamped on reverse: 'Reviewed and passed U.S. Army 23 Aug 1943 Press Censor E.T.O. U.S.A.' [stamp]'. Passed for publication 23 August 1943 INTLD 16 General Section Press Censorship Bureau '[stamp], 'Associated Press' [stamp] and '280035.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reve
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-102657) of the 350th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group that has crashed into the roof of a building. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-17G, 42-102657. 350BS. Crashed 11/9/44. Sgt. J.C. Kluttze. T. Bradshaw.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Boss Lady
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron


ContributorLucy May
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