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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.

Dutch civillians examine the damaged tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97983) that has crash landed near Hoorn. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'Hoorn 7-7-44.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'Zwanenburg.'



  • 42-97983

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 23/4/44; Kearney 2/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-Z] Framlingham 20/6/44; transferred 571BS [FC-Z]; Missing in Action Merseburg 7/7/44 with LaRue Cribbs, John Blickensderfer, Lester Glaser, Gene Gifford, Ball turret...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:49 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection