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A 749th Bomb Squadron, 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('O', serial number 44-6111) nicknamed "Hell's Belle" at Glatton airfield.

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Units

Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

A 749th Bomb Squadron, 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('O', serial number 44-6111) nicknamed "Hell's Belle" at Glatton airfield. Handwritten caption on reverse: '749 BS. 457BG in CH? [Borq?]'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Helle’s Belle
  • Unit: 94th Combat Bomb Wing 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron

Locations

The mission board of the 457th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Connington

Revisions

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:14
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection