FRE 3890


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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-38288) of the 95th Bomb Group, that has crash-landed at Horham. Image by Roland E "Lefty" Nairn of the 95th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'I took this at Horham, Eng A.B., 7th Mar 1945. R.E. "Lefty" Nairn, 336 Sqdn, 95 BG.'


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The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


Staff Sergeant Roland E. "Lefty" Nairn, a togglier and gunner of the 95th Bomb Group at Horham. 17 March 1945. Nairn has written on reverse in a note to Freeman: 'R.E. "Lefty" Nairn.Togglier/ Nose Gunner 336 Sg - 95th BG 13 Wing - 8AF HORHAM, Eng. Taken on, 17 Mar 45, After returning from raid near Berlin, Germany. Roger-The frown on my face can be explained by the fact that I was just back from the above mission. 4 days later my career as a 95 Bg "Uniform[?] Renewal Specialist" was ended when it was hit
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13090303
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Togglier




Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:41:28

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection