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B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group drop bombs over Dijon. Printed caption on reverse: '50917 AC- Bombs from Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses dropping on Dijon. US Air Force Photo.' Handwritten on reverse: '28/3/44.'

- Coded BK-K is B-17G 42-97081 546BS, 384BG.

IWM catalogue record

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

B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group drop bombs over Dijon. Printed caption on reverse: '50917 AC- Bombs from Boein B-17 Flying Fortresses dropping on Dijon. US Air Force Photo.' Handwritten on reverse: '28/3/44.'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97081

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Available: 25 January 1944 - Boeing Aircraft Co, Seattle, Washington ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2018 16:49:13 Al_Skiff Changes to caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo
https://www.fold3.com/image/49492788

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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