IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Royal Air Force Air Training Corps inspect a B-17 Flying Fortress of the 92nd Bomb Group during a visit. Printed caption on reverse of print: 'A Flight of A.T.C. boys on a visit to an American Air Force station in Britain were initiated into the secrets of a Flying Fortress by pilot and crew. O.P.S. (9): A few of the boys examine the top turret.' Passed as censored 7 Dec 1942. Handwritten on reverse: '19022, Alabama [word unreadable].' On reverse: Current Affairs Ltd and US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamps]. Print No: 236343.
The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...