UPL 39106

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The crew of B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29981) of the 92nd Bomb Groupbeing rescued by Walrus after ditching in the North Sea on 26 July 1943, Reconnaissance aircraft from Coastal Command, RAF Bircham Newton.

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Units

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hell-Lena
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 96th Bomb Group 326th Bomb Squadron 338th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 28 Jun 2019 10:18:51
Contributorjwgill
Sources

Photos from the archives of Squadron Leader Herbert William Gill 74510. These photos from his attachment to the Operations Room, RAF Bircham Newton. The photos are marked "Secret".