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IWM catalogue record

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

A YB-40 B-17 Flying Fortress ( serial number 42-5741) of the 327th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group. Printed caption on reverse of print: '#4397. YB-40 with extra 50 caliber guns. H.'



  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    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...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-5741 Chicago

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    (YB-40) Delivered Tulsa 12/11/42; Biggs 17/3/43; Montbrook 31/3/43; Presque Is 30/4/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-H] Alconbury 7/5/43 CHICAGO; transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-Y] Bassingbourn 22/7/43; Returned to the USA 2/11/43; 3036 BU Yuma 4/5/44;...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:42 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection