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IWM catalogue record

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

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-37882) of the 95th Bomb Group landing at Colorado in October 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-17G-15-DL Denver, Colorada, October 1943.'



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...


  • 42-37882 'Hard Time' 'A-Good-Bett' 'Blues in the Reich'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/10/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-T] Horham 18/11/43; force landed Ghent, Bel. with H.C. Coffman 15/10/44; force landed A-70 Laon-Couvron, France with R.E. Chrystal (9 Returned to Duty) force landed B-53 Merville,...


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:14 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection