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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.

An airman of the 379th Bomb Group directs B-17 Flying Fortresses from inside a mobile control tower-signal trailer. Official caption printed on image: 'GPR-155-11-379)(7-2-44).' Printed caption on reverse: '71680 AC - Interior of mobile control tower-signal trailer which directs planes of the 379th Bomb Group to safe landings at an 8th Air Force base in England. & February 1944.'



  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:54 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection