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IWM catalogue record

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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30715) nicknamed "Cincinnati Queen" of the 390th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 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...

Aircraft

  • 42-30715 'CINCINNATI QUEEN' / 'BLUES IN THE NIGHT'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 17/7/43; Geiger 8/8/43; Walla Walla 28/8/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-Y] Framlingham 12/9/43 CINCINNATI QUEEN; while on mission 11/5/44 S/Sgt Rich Caserio was killed by friendly fire when ships were testing guns;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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