FRE 10133

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Bob Gibbs, a crewman of the 774th Bomb Squadron, 463rd Bomb Group with the tail art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (42-97719) nicknamed "Goddess". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Gibbs, 463rd. 297719. 'Goddess' 774BS/463BG.' B-17G-25-VE #42-97719 "Goddess" 463rd BG - 774th BS

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Units

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-5287) of the 463rd Bomb Group, 15th Air Force in flight with open bomb bay doors. Handwritten caption on reverse: '463 BG Gills.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

Bob Gibbs, a crewman of the 774th Bomb Squadron, 463rd Bomb Group with the tail art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (42-97719) nicknamed "Goddess". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Gibbs, 463rd. 297719. 'Goddess' 774BS/463BG.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Goddess
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 49th Bomb Squadron 463rd Bomb Group 774th Bomb Squadron

Locations

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-5287) of the 463rd Bomb Group, 15th Air Force in flight with open bomb bay doors. Handwritten caption on reverse: '463 BG Gills.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Foggia Satellite #1, San Nicola-d'Arpi

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributor466thHistorian
Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:18
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection