IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A flight of B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 384th Bomb Group in formation. Official caption printed on image: '(O-384A-Hi/346. 24)(9 Apr, 45)(8548-63/8 24,700)( Furstenfeldbruck) (Conf).' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'S/Sgt Perpong- Toggelier.'
The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...