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A B-17 Flying Fortress ('J', serial number 43-38373) of the 34th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '338373 J.'



  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...


  • 43-38373

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Dow Fd 14/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 17/8/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:39 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection