FRE 4787


By downloading this image, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions

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].


See how this entry relates to other items in the archive by exploring the connections below.


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



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

Correspondence with Mervyn Wilson, Assistant Historian to the 379th Bomb Group Association. See:

Date: 2 Feb 2015 09:59:54

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection