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B-17F 42-29803 "Flak Foot Floogie" (305th BG XK-Q, XK-E) 'Bombs burst on Amiens/Glissy Airdrome, France, during a bombing raid by planes of the 305th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force, On 31 August 1943'. Alt 23,000 Ft.
NARA Ref 342-FH-3A18363-3A18363.



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03 December 2015 11:32:42 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations