UPL 50577

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Ground crew providing maintenance on "Lady Luck," (42-29837) assigned to the 324th Squadron in March 1943. It says "Toots" under the pilot's window. The B-17 in the background is "Ritzy Blitz" (42-29487), which was lost on 11 January 1944 on a mission to Oschersleben, Germany. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED BY ANN BURRAGE

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Units

Unofficial emblem of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

Don Caldwell and Joe Harlick of the 91st Bomb Group with the tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29837) nicknamed "Lady Luck", 1943. Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group. Writtten on slide casing: 'Lady Luck 1943, Don Caldwell (left), Joe Harlick (rt) photo lab.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lady Luck

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