FRE 3822


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A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 94th Bomb Group lands in bad weather at Bury St. Edmunds (Rougham) , guided in by flares and the mobile control tower. Printed caption on reverse: 'For Makes Flare Light Landing: Associated Press Photo Shows:- A Fortress comes in on a flare-light runway on a dull, mucky, foggy day after a routine check flight. IRV 263166. 13.12.43.J.' On reverse: Associated Press and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].


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A bomber crew of the 94th Bomb Group stand with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30200) nicknamed "Slo Time Sally" and a bomb inscribed 'Special delivery to Hitler'. Inscription on bomb reads: 'Special delivery to Hitler, From Peggy of St. Louis.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment



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