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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.

The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "General Ike" of the 91st Bomb Group. On reverse: 'Not For Publication, For Personal Use Only, Passed by US Army Examiner 10143' [Stamp].



  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...


  • 42-97061 General Ike

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; Grenier 23/2/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [J] Glatton 13/3/44; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-U] Bassingbourn 16/3/44; to 401BS [LL-B]; received battle damage on several occasions but always returned to base; Returned to the USA...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:30 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection