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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 tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress (VK-D, serial number 41-24577) nicknamed "Hell's Angels" of the 358th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, signed by personnel of the 303rd Bomb Group. Handwritten on front of print: "Hell's Angels."

Connections

Units

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    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...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24577 Hell's Angels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24577 "Hells Angels" was assigned to 358BS/303BG [VK-D] Bangor 14-Oct-42; arrived at Molesworth 24-Oct-42; in landing accident with Irl E. Baldwin 26-Apr-43; slated to RAF 100 Squadron, but retained by 803rd BS ATD (American Training...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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