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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.

A B-17 Flying Fortress (NV-B, serial number 42-102424) nicknamed "El Lobo" of the 92nd Bomb Group that has crash landed, 24 April 1944. Image via William E "Doc" Furniss, 92nd Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '2102424 NV:B El Lobo, C/C Chilman, 24/4/44.'



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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:31:56 AAM AAM ingest

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