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A B-17 Flying Fortress (CC-D, serial number 43-38837) of the 390th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'CC:D, 338837 569 BS.'



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...


  • 43-38837

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 27/9/44; Dow Fd 12/10/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-D] Framlingham 17/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45;4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 24/11/45.


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:17 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection