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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 formation B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 95th Bomb Group leave contrials behind during a mission. B-17 Flying Fortress (QW-L, serial number 42-30173) in in the foreground. Official caption on image: "35 Flying Forts Leaving Trails Over Brunswick, Germany. US AAF Photo 226-8."



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...


  • 42-30173 'Georgeous Hussy' 'Circe' 'All American'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/43; Smoky Hill 29/4/43; Tinker 12/5/43; Lincoln 21/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG Earls Colne 28/5/43 GORGEOUS HUSSY; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Framlingham 6/6/43 CIRCE; 335BS [OE-O/L] Horham 12/6/43; 20m, Missing...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:12 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection