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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Ground crew of the 303rd Bomb Group prepare to load bombs into a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Eight Ball". Was passed for publication, but then marked 'Confidential' 27th of an unknown month 1943. On reverse: US Army Press Censor ETO and 'Confidential Until Re-Classified By Censor' [Stamps].



  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:02 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection