IWM catalogue record
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Bombs released by B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 457th Bomb Group hit their target in Berlin. Image via Lieutenant Arthur Fitch. Written on slide casing: 'bomb strike, Berlin, Germany. 457th BG, 8th AF. April 1945.'
The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...
Military | First Lieutenant