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

Victor Bonomo, a navigator of the 94th Bomb Group looks through the window of his B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Fortress McHenry". Handwritten on reverse: 'Victor Bonomo (N) in window.'



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • 42-102583 Fortress McHenry

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Dow Fd 8/4/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-C] Rougham 10/4/44; 102m Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 25/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:32 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection