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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.

A B-17 Flying Fortress (NV-A, serial number 42-97141) of the 92nd Bomb Group. Image via William E "Doc" Furniss, 92nd Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'NV-A, [illegible] 297141.'



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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:11 AAM AAM ingest

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