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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.

Sergeant T. Niemann, of the 303rd Bomb Group, rivets the wing of a B-17 Flying Fortress. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press.' [stamp], 'Passed for Publication 25 Jan 1943.' [stamp] and '245284.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'HOW THE BOYS LIVE AND WORK AT FLYING FORTRESS STATION IN ENGLAND. Wide World photo shows: Sgt. T Niemann, Hanover, Kansas, rivets new plate on wing of Fortress. WW/ALA.'

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Units

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    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...

People

  • Walter Niemann

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Mechanic
    Replaced tail section on B-17 in 36 hrs. received the Bronze Star for this. Bronze Star

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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