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

Lieutenant Weil and his crew of the 305th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (JJ-R, serial number 41-24614) nicknamed "We The People". Printed caption on reverse: 'A-60706 Lt. Weil and crew of the 305th Bomb Gp are shown beside the B-17 Flying Fortress, " We the People" 26 April 1944, England ( GP-?9)'



  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...


  • 41-24614

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 364BS/305BG [JJ-R/A] Bangor 10/9/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; transferred 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 4/5/44; Returned to the USA La Junta 14/6/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Searcey Fd, 31/7/45. SNAFU...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:42 AAM AAM ingest

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