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A B-17 Flying Fortress (BG-B, serial number 43-38778) of the 95th Bomb Group during a food mission over Utretch, May 1945. Image via Mark Brown, AFA. Written on slide casing: 'Food Drop Utretch, 5/45 334 BS/ 95 BG.' Correction: This is A/C 43-38776, BG-B, 334th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group.

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 (BG-B, serial number 43-38778) of the 95th Bomb Group during a food mission over Utretch, May 1945. Image via Mark Brown, AFA. Written on slide casing: 'Food Drop Utretch, 5/45 334 BS/ 95 BG.'

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Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

Aircraft

  • 43-38778

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-C] Molesworth 17/10/44; transferred 457BG Glatton 22/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 15/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2014 16:51:20 Rod-95thBG-Researcher Changes to caption
Sources

This correction is based upon the 95th BG mission records at the National Archives and on 95th BG MF website.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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