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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 Pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (3O-B, serial number 44-8771) 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

  • 44-8771

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/12/44; Hunter 1/1/45; Grenier 20/1/45; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-B] Nuthampstead 3/2/45; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 4/2/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 6/11/46.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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