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IWM catalogue record

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A Pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (K8-Y, serial number 44-8553) of the 398th Bomb Group with open bomb bay doors. Image via R Welty

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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

  • 44-8553

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/10/44; Hunter 9/11/44; Dow Fd 3/12/44. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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