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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.

The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-97696) nicknamed "Terrible Termite" of the 96th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '297696.'

Connections

Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-97696 TERRIBLE TERMITE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 31/1/44; Langley 13/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 95BG Horham 8/4/44 as PFF ship; 17m, transferred 390BG; transferred 349BS/100BG [XR-W] Thorpe Abbotts 5/45; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 14/10/45; Reconstruction Finance...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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