FRE 4787

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B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group fly in formation on their return from a mission, 11 February 1944. Passed for publication 12 Feb 1944. Handwriten on reverse: '8868. 379BG.' Printed caption on reverse: 'FrankFurt Hit Again: Fourth Successive Day Of Big Attacks On Nazi Europe.' Associated Press Photo Shows:- Major Mason's group of Forts which led the raid pass over the field on their return. ASH 264780. 12-2-44-Y.' Censor no: 304534. On reverse: Associated Press, US Army Press Censor ETO and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps].

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Units

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Locations

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Correspondence with Mervyn Wilson, Assistant Historian to the 379th Bomb Group Association. See: https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/7767

Date: 2 Feb 2015 09:59:54
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection