FRE 4101


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The wreckage of a B-17G Flying Fortress (serial number 43-38397) of the 349th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group that has crash-landed at Chalon-sur-Saône ,Burgundy, France . Printed caption on reverse of print: 'B-17G 43-38397 - 100th BG - 349th BS. Was abandoned by its crew (their first mission!) over Eastern France and crash-landed at Fontaines (near Chalon-sur-Saône) on Tuesday 6th February 1945.'


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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



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