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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.

J.H. Burton and airman of the 351st Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Queen of the Ball" at the 447th Sub Depot. Handwritten on front of print: "... in 447th Sub Depot. J.H. Burton."



  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb 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


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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection