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A 457th Bomb Group B-17 Flying Fortress ('L', serial number 43-37828) after taking battle-damage and losing the top of its tail.



  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...


  • 43-37828 Georgia Peach

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/5/44; Kearney 4/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [L] Glatton 30/6/44 REMEMBER ME?; 30/12/44 with Bill McCall, Tom Gregory, Art Livingston, George Cooke, George Perry, Bob Haynes, Walter Slate, Linville Wells, Larido...


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:04 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection