A B-17 Flying Fortress (LF-M, serial number 42-39782) nicknamed "Pistol Packin' Mama" of the 379th Bomb Group, 6 February 1944. Passed for publication 6 Feb 1944. Printed caption on reverse: '"Pistol Packin' Mama." Associated Press Photo Shows:- "Pistol Packin' Mama" on the starting line, takes off on her mission. IRV 264554. 6-2-44-EM.' Censor no: 303598. On reverse: Associated Press, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].
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