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B-17G Flying Fortresses : serial number, 43-38521, DI-K (foreground left - out of picture). Also, shown, the B-17 Flying Fortress : serial number, 42-31974, Bomboogie, DI-G ( photo center ), and the Flying Fortress : serial number, 42-97407, DI-V. And the B-17 Flying Fortress, serial number, 42-102972, DI-F (photo far right ) in the 390th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse : "390th Bomb Group"

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-17 Flying Fortresses (serial number 43-38521), (DI-G, serial number 42-31974), (DI-V, serial number 42-97407) and (serial number 42-102972) of the 390th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '390BG.'

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Units

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

Aircraft

  • 42-102972 - Heavenly Cent - Boston Blackie - Miss Boston

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered, Cheyenne, 24/4/44; Kearney 6/5/44; Dow Field, 21/5/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-F] Framlingham, 26/5/44. Heavenly Cent; Missing in Action, Hannover, 14/3/45 with Roy Creaseman, Joe McAllister, Mike Bursin, Boyce Pruitt, George Gouldthrite,...

  • 42-31974 - Bomboogie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    The B-17, 42-31974, named, Bomboogie, was delivered Cheyenne, 11 January 1944; Memphis, 23 January 1944; Savannah, 24 January 1944; Assigned 570th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group [DI-G]; Framlingham, 5 February 1944. Returned to the USA, 121 BU Bradley...

  • 42-97407 - The As-Te-Risk

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Production-block : B-17G-45-BO ...

  • 43-38521

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/8/44; Hunter 22/8/44; Grenier 4/9/44; Assigned 92BG Podington 5/9/44; transferred 570BS/390BG [DI-K] Framlingham 6/9/44; on Dresden mission 2/3/45, collided with 43-37565, but returned to base and repaired; 836BS/487BG Lavenham 21...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2021 19:10:02 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Details added. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2021 18:20:27 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Added details. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
16 December 2021 18:02:25 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Details added. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2021 08:53:58 Kickapoo Changes to caption
Sources

The B-17 Bomber - B-17 Fortress Master Log - Dave Osborne

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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