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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.'



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb 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...


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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection