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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Ground personnel of the 94th Bomb Group work on a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-39096) nicknamed "The Mighty Mike" of the 94th Bomb Group. Image via Byron Trent. Written on slide casing: 'Ex 305 BG a/c.'



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • Byron Trent

    Military | Major | Commanding Officer of 333rd Bomb Squadron
    Byron Trent was the Commanding Officer of the 333rd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group, which was based at Bury St Edmunds (Rougham), UK. ...


  • 43-39096 MIGHTY MIKE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 30/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-K] Rougham 17/12/44 MIGHTY MIKE; transferred 358BS/303BG [VK-M] Molesworth 28/1/45; 30+m RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 4/1/46.


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:31:24 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection