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IWM catalogue record

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A damaged B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97376) of the 390th Bomb Group. Official caption on image: "71433 A.C. (GAD-71-8-390)(3-3-45)(A/C 42-97376 B-17)(Rest)." Handwritten caption on reverse: '3T.'

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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

  • 42-97376 'Aunt Callie's Baby' 'She Fox' 'Lucky Lady'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Kearney 10/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-J] Horham 7/4/44 AUNT CALLIE'S BABY; on 5/9/44 with A.P. Salvia, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: J.S. Wood [wia]; detailed Merseburg 28/9/44 with J.C. Walter, (8...

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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