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A club at Kimbolton, home of the 379th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Kimbolton Club.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4768
  • Description: A club at Kimbolton, home of the 379th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Kimbolton Club.'
Master Sergeant James L Smith a crew chief of the 379th Bomb Group inspects the propellor of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Patches" that was blown off by flak and became embedded in the wing. Passed for publication 9 May 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Fortress "Loses" Propeller Over France But Brings It Home - Embedded In Wing. With one of the propellers embedded in its wing, the Flying Fortress "Patches" presented an unusual sight as it returned from a raid on military installations in the Pas de
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4769
  • Description: Master Sergeant James L Smith a crew chief of the 379th Bomb Group inspects the propellor of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Patches" that was blown...
A B-17 Flying Fortress (WA-P, serial number 42-32000) of the 524th Bomb Squadron, 379th Bomb Group after forced landing in Felpham, Sussex, 4 July 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: '4th July 1944. A/C shot up over France. F/L - crew safe. Rear of Downview Road. Houses (West Side) Felpham, Bognor Regis, Sussex. Resident who provided photo still corresponds with pilot - now solicitor. From P. Amos, 6 Patham Close, Littlehampton, Sussex.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4770
  • Description: A B-17 Flying Fortress (WA-P, serial number 42-32000) of the 524th Bomb Squadron, 379th Bomb Group after forced landing in Felpham, Sussex, 4 July...
Ed Millson a bombardier of the 379th Bomb Group after a mission, 8 August 1944. Official caption on image: "(GPR-201-1-379)(8-8-44)." Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Ed Millson. Back from Germany. 8-8-44, 273.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4774
  • Description: Ed Millson a bombardier of the 379th Bomb Group after a mission, 8 August 1944. Official caption on image: "(GPR-201-1-379)(8-8-44)." Handwritten...
A captured RAF Messerschmitt Bf 109 (serial number NN 644) with a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 379th Bomb Group at Kimbolton, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8 Jan 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'USAAF 36.' Printed caption on reverse: 'Strange Bedfellows. Associated Press Photo Shows:- Rivals in the air battles over Europe, a B-17 Flying Fortress and a German Me109, are here seen together at a U.S. Heavy Bomber Base "somewhere in England". Rebuilt after crashing in England and painted with th
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4775
  • Description: A captured RAF Messerschmitt Bf 109 (serial number NN 644) with a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 379th Bomb Group at Kimbolton, 8 January 1944. Passed...
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group in flight after bombing Schweinfurt, 17 August 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '17/8/43 A. 84. 379BG 17/8/43. 379 turns for home, Schweinfurt in flames.'
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4772
  • Description: B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group in flight after bombing Schweinfurt, 17 August 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '17/8/43 A. 84...
B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group fly in formation.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4773
  • Description: B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 379th Bomb Group fly in formation.
An airman wearing a flying mask and helmet.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6917
  • Description: An airman wearing a flying mask and helmet.
Flying Officer Lionel Staples of the RAF and war correspondant Henry Jameson with a captured Focke Wulf 190 after a display for the 379th Bomb Group, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8 Jan 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Air Correspondent Inspects FW190. Associated Press Photo Shows:- Henry Jameson (right), AP War Correspondent, and F/O Lionel Staples, R.A.F. test pilot and former night fighter chatting in fnot of a German Fw190 at a U.S. Heavy Bomber Base "somewhere in England". The enemy plane
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4778
  • Description: Flying Officer Lionel Staples of the RAF and war correspondant Henry Jameson with a captured Focke Wulf 190 after a display for the 379th Bomb Group...
A battle damaged nose of a B-17 Flying Fortress.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6918
  • Description: A battle damaged nose of a B-17 Flying Fortress.
Lieutenant Arthur W Mack and Lieutenant Francis M McCullagh of the 379th Bomb Group examine a cannon hole in their B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Four Leaf Clover". Passed for publication 12 Jan 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Fortress Returns From Toughest Day Raid "Raked From Tail To Nose". Some of the fiercest air battles of the war were fought yesterday, January 11, when Fortresses and Liberators attacked vital targets in North-West Germany in great strength. Swarms of fighters came up to challeng
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4779
  • Description: Lieutenant Arthur W Mack and Lieutenant Francis M McCullagh of the 306th Bomb Group examine a cannon hole in their B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed...
A P-47 Thunderbolt suffers a direct hit from an enemy fighter. Gun camera photograph.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6919
  • Description: A Focke Wulf 190 suffers a direct hit from an American fighter. Gun camera photograph.
A captured RAF Focke Wulf 190 taxies past a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 379th Bomb Group, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8 Jan 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'USAAF 36.' Printed caption on reverse: 'Strange Bedfellows. Associated Press Photo Shows:- Rivals in the air battles over Europe, a B-17 Flying Fortress and a German Fw190, are here seen together at a U.S. Heavy Bomber Base "somewhere in England". Rebuilt after crashing in England and painted with the R.A.F. colours, the enemy fighter
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4776
  • Description: A captured RAF Focke Wulf 190 taxies past a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 379th Bomb Group, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8 Jan 1944...
A turbo supercharger fitted to a United States Army Air Force aircraft.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6920
  • Description: A turbo supercharger fitted to a United States Army Air Force aircraft.
A captured RAF Focke Wulf 190 buzzes a B-17 Flying Fortress and airfield vehicles of the 379th Bomb Group, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8 Jan 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'No Shots Were Fired At This FW190. Associated Press Photo Shows:- A Fw190 German fighter plane dives low over a U.S. Bomber Base "somewhere in England" during a demonstration of Jerry equipment by an R.A.F. "circus". Rebuilt after crashing in England and painted with the R.A.F. colours, the enemy fighter tours air bases i
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4777
  • Description: A captured RAF Focke Wulf 190 buzzes a B-17 Flying Fortress and airfield vehicles of the 379th Bomb Group, 8 January 1944. Passed for publication 8...
King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and General Doolittle meet a bomber crew of the 379th Bomb Group in front of their B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Four of a Kind". Passed as censored 7 Jul 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Act on print.' Printed caption on reverse is damaged: '6.7.44. ...To USAAF. [Maj]esties...[K]ing and Queen accompanied by [Princess] Elizabeth [v]isited USAAF stations today. ...shows: ...King and Queen with Gen. Doolittle, Gen. ...USAAF, inspecting the ground c
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 4780
  • Description: King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and General Doolittle meet a bomber crew of the 379th Bomb Group in front of their B-17 Flying...
Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart (Major James Stewart), Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who and a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52154) nicknamed "Male Call". Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 10 Apr 1944.' [stamp] and '315152.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'JIMMY STEWART- NOW OPERATIONS OFFICER. Major James M Stewart (Film star Jimmy Stewart) who has been on eleven raids over enemy territory- including one over Berlin wh
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 1870
  • Description: Hollywood Actor Jimmy Stewart, Major James Stewart, Operations Officer of the 453rd Bomb Group, with bomber crew who flew the B-24 Liberator, serial...
An airman inspects the battle damaged cockpit of a P-38 Lightning.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6914
  • Description: An airman inspects the battle damaged cockpit of a P-38 Lightning.
Captain Charles P London and Major E.P. Roberts, of the 78th Fighter Group, with Roberts' P-47 Thunderbolt (WZ-Z, serial number 41-6630) nicknamed "Spokane Chief".
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6913
  • Description: Captain Charles P London and Major E.P. Roberts, of the 78th Fighter Group, with Roberts' P-47 Thunderbolt (WZ-Z, serial number 41-6630) nicknamed...
An airman wearing a flying mask with respirator.
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Roger Freeman Collection
  • Object Number: FRE 6916
  • Description: An airman wearing a flying mask with respirator.