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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.

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.'

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  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

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    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...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:01 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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