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A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 457th Bomb Group piloted by Lieutenant Wilfred Pugh under attack by Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant) Schubert. Gun camera image. Handwritten caption on reverse: '457th BG.' Printed caption on reverse: 'After making a head on pass, Schubert closes in on Lt. Winfred Pugh's 457th Fort at 1212 hours after leaving the 92nd BG formation. The number 4 engine is on fire after multiple MK108 strikes and the Fort fell away on fire, exploding around 10 to 12,000 feet.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8371
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 457th Bomb Group piloted by Lieutenant Wilfred Pugh under attack by Feldwebel (Staff Sergeant) Schubert. Gun camera...
A P-47D Thunderbolt of the of the 392nd Bomb Group used as a hack plane. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Barnes says this was a 392 'hack' plane?' Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392BG.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7977
  • Description: A P-47D Thunderbolt of the of the 392nd Bomb Group used as a hack plane. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Barnes says this was a 392 'hack' plane?'...
A natural metal finish P-47 Thunderbolt (Y) with red and white striped cowling and a red tail stripe.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7592
  • Description: A natural metal finish P-47 Thunderbolt (Y) with red and white striped cowling and a red tail stripe.
A pathfinder B-24 Liberator of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Note radar gear under nose/cockpit area!' Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392BG 577SQ.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7976
  • Description: A pathfinder B-24 Liberator of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Note radar gear under nose/cockpit area!'...
A natural metal finish P-47 Thunderbolt nicknamed "Mary".
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7593
  • Description: A natural metal finish P-47 Thunderbolt nicknamed "Mary".
Ground personnel of the 392nd Bomb Group salvage parts from a damaged B-24 Liberator. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'A 'hangar queen' being stripped for parts! I remember seeing this one - J.B.' Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392BG.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7979
  • Description: Ground personnel of the 392nd Bomb Group salvage parts from a damaged B-24 Liberator. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'A 'hangar queen' being stripped...
A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 42-27995) of the 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force, painted in pre-war US Army Air Force Markings and carrying a general purpose bomb in the Pacific Theatre of Operations.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7594
  • Description: A P-47 Thunderbolt (serial number 42-27995) of the 35th Fighter Group, 5th Air Force, painted in pre-war US Army Air Force Markings and carrying a...
Two P-47 Thunderbolts, with yellow noses and olive drab paint fly together over in the Pacific Theatre of Operations.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7595
  • Description: Two P-47 Thunderbolts, with yellow noses and olive drab paint fly together over in the Pacific Theatre of Operations.
B-24 Liberators of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group in flight during a trolley mission. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'Over Belgium on "trolley" mission.' Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392BG, 577SQ.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp]. Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'These photos were originally taken by Whitney Barnes, ground crew member on "trolley" mission flown for G/C in '45 to show them results of bombing in Europe!'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7980
  • Description: B-24 Liberators of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group in flight during a trolley mission. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'Over Belgium...
A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('L', serial number 43-37828) after taking battle-damage and losing the top of its tail.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8369
  • Description: A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('L', serial number 43-37828) after taking battle-damage and losing the top of its tail.
B-24 Liberators, including (serial number 42-95079) nicknamed "Puss 'N Boots", of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Printed and handwritten caption on reverse: '92BG, 577SQ.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7971
  • Description: B-24 Liberators, including (serial number 42-95079) nicknamed "Puss 'N Boots", of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Printed and handwritten...
A P-51 Mustang taxies past a B-24 Liberator of the 392nd Bomb Group during a visit to Wendling. Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392. Early markings on old P-51, visitor to Wendling.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7973
  • Description: A P-51 Mustang taxies past a B-24 Liberator of the 392nd Bomb Group during a visit to Wendling. Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392...
An airman of the 392nd Bomb Group adjusts the aerial of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95079) nicknamed "Puss 'N Boots". Printed and handwritten caption on reverse: '392BG, 577SQ.' Second handwritten on reverse: 'Puss N Boots.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7972
  • Description: An airman of the 392nd Bomb Group adjusts the aerial of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95079) nicknamed "Puss 'N Boots". Printed and handwritten...
A damaged B-24 Liberator of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group . Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Battle damage - flack?' Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '392BG 577SQ.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7975
  • Description: A damaged B-24 Liberator of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group . Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Battle damage - flack?' Handwritten and...
A B-24 Liberator (DC-N+, serial number 42-50785) of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '577SQ.' On reverse: John E. Bode Aug 05 1964 [Stamp].
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 7974
  • Description: A B-24 Liberator (DC-N+, serial number 42-50785) of the 577th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Handwritten and printed caption on reverse: '577SQ.' On...
A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-85784), currently known as "Sally B", used for training purposes following the end of the Second World War and painted in the colours of the 457th Bomb Group flies low over Euroworld, Woodbridge, 7 August 1976. Handwritten caption on reverse: '457 B.G., 8th Air Force.' Printed caption on reverse: 'B-17E (NI7TE) Euroworld, Woodbridge. 7/8/76.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8361
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-85784), currently known as "Sally B", used for training purposes following the end of the Second World War...
A flight of B-17 Flying Fortresses, including aircraft of the 457th Bomb Group, fly in formation. Handwritten caption on reverse: '22.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8362
  • Description: A flight of B-17 Flying Fortresses, including aircraft of the 457th Bomb Group, fly in formation. Handwritten caption on reverse: '22.'
A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97451) flies through accurate flak over Kassel on the 19th of April. Printed caption on reverse: '409. A 457BG Fortress (42-97451) in the flak over Kassel on 19 April. Gun-laying radar put this salvo of 88m shells accurately among the bombers, damaging 12 but without wounding any crew members.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8363
  • Description: A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97451) flies through accurate flak over Kassel on the 19th of April. Printed caption on...
Two B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 457th Bomb Group turn as flak clouds burst all around them.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8364
  • Description: Two B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 457th Bomb Group turn as flak clouds burst all around them. Image accidentally inverted when scanned.
A flight of 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortresses ('F', serial number 42-32101 nearest the camera; 'N' in darker colour in midground) in formation.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 8365
  • Description: A flight of 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortresses ('F', serial number 42-32101 nearest the camera; 'N' in darker colour in midground) in formation.