UPL 51043


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"The Shamrock Special," (42-29591) after a rear fuselage section replacement of #6 Bulkhead back, following a ground accident with "Careful Virgin." 1943. 401st BS, 91st BG Photo contributed by Jack Gaffney


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The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Shamrock Special" of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Shamrock Special
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 401st Bomb Squadron