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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.

The nose art of B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30412) nicknamed "Mischief Maker II" of the 96th Bomb Group, flown by Captain Iverson. Official caption on image: "(GM-1-12-96)(11-8-43)." Handwritten caption on reverse: '230412. 11/8/43 (F). MIA 4/3/44. Cpt. Iverson (P)[Pilot].'



  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...


  • 42-30412 Mischief-Maker II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Plane Mischief Maker II entered combat approximately Jun43 under command of Capt V.L. Iverson after the original Mischief Maker was damaged beyond repair. After this crew completed 25 missions Maj. Iverson was retained for HQ USSTAF, the crew...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:45:45 AAM AAM ingest

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