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

A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 303rd Bomb Group. Image stamped on reverse: 'Copyright The Aeroplane.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 21 Aug 1943.' [stamp] and '279914.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: ' A Flying Fortress wearing the new recognition symbol of the U.S.A.A.F. and fitted with toughened glass "windows", in the air'



  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:42 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection