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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 (LV-X serial number 41-2578, "War Weary") nicknamed "Big Tin Bird" used as a hack plane by the 20th Fighter Group.

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Units

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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