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A bomber crew of the 385th Bomb with their B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Shack Bunny" at Telerghma airfield, Algeria. Behind them two boys take a look at their aircraft.

Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for Publication 6 Sept 1943.' [stamp] and '282419.' [Censor no.]
Printed caption on reverse: '#64 closeup of Fortress crew in N Africa.'

IWM catalogue record

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

A bomber crew of the 385th Bomb with their B-17 Flying Fortress in North Africa. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for Publication 6 Sept 1943.' [stamp] and '282419.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: '#64 closeup of Fortress crew in N Africa.'

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Aircraft

  • 42-5913 Shack Bunny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 5 May 1943; Kearney 30 May 1943; Dow Field 19 June 1943; Assigned 551BS/385BG Great Ashfield 20 June 1943; Missing in Action Duren 20 October 1943 with Pilot Lyle V. Fryer; Co-pilot: Clifford G. McIlveen; Navigator: John S. Durakov...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 January 2018 14:53:21 Lucy May Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/9483
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/939

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:23:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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