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 (serial number 41-9017) of the 92nd Bomb Group retracts its landing gear on take off. Passed for publication 4 Sep 1942. Printed caption on reverse: 'American Flying Fortresses in England: American Flying Fortresses are now in England where they are being serviced for use by the U.S. Air Force and the R.A.F. for raids over Germany. Keystone.' Handwritten on reverse: '19017.' On reverse: US Army Press & General Censorship Bureau [Stamp].
The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...
B-17 Flying Fortress