IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-9017) of the 92nd Bomb Group flies low over base 5th of September 1942. Printed caption on reverse of print: 'Photo Shows - A "Flying Fortress" flying over the aerodrome at the bomber training station. G. 5th September 1942 PN:B.' Passed for publication 5 Sep 1942. On reverse: US Army General Section Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamp]. Print No: 219942.
The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...
B-17 Flying Fortress