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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.

B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 457th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds during a mission. Printed caption on reverse: 'A-59338 AC0 B-17 Flying Forts of the 8th AF over the marshalling yards at Salzwedel, Germany on 22 February 1945. US Air Force photo.'

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Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    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...

Missions

  • 841

    22 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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