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