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

An airman of the 452nd Bomb Group in the cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed by US Army examiner.' [stamp]. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Bill in the co-pilot's seat.'



  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:29 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection