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The damaged tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30105) nicknamed "Slightly Dangerous" of the 95th Bomb Group that was shot down over St. Didier des Bois in Normandy. Image via S Blandin. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'St Didier De Bois (Normandie France) 10th July 1944, four survivors, 2 POW, 2 Evaded. Lt Paul Ruska, Jenning Miller POW and CP McLowing, RDS- harding escapees.'
The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 13/4/43; Tinker 12/5/43; Lincoln 20/5/43; Bangor 23/5/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-R] Framlingham 6/6/43 EXTERMINATOR; Horham 12/6/43; 4m, Missing in Action Le Bourget 10/7/43 with Jim Sarchet, Co-pilot: Ron McMullen, Bombardier:...