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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.

Armourers of the 390th Bomb Group prepare fire bombs. Printed caption on reverse: '71440 AC- Armourers of the 390th Bomb Group prepare fire bombs for loading on Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortresses" at an 8th Air Force base in England. US Air Force Photo.'

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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. ...

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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