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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 battle damaged B-17 Flying Fortress (TU-C, serial number 42-102576) of the 510th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group, 27 May 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Photo date 27/5/44. 447th Sub Depot.'

Connections

Units

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 447th Sub-Depot
  • 510th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102576 Easter Bunny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-C] Polebrook 29/4/44; 65m crash landed base 9/12/44 with Elvin Haskins; Salvaged 2 SAD 10/12/44. EASTER BUNNY.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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