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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 (N7-L, serial number 43-38562) of the 398th Bomb Group in flight.

Connections

Units

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

Aircraft

  • 43-38562

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/8/44; Lincoln 25/8/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 9AF HQ 19/9/44 Sunninghill, UK 24/9/44; transferred 603BS/398BG [N7-V then L] Nuthampstead 17/1/45; (28m) Missing in Action Oranienburg 15/3/45 with Andy Thomas, Flight engineer/top...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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