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Soviet Yak-9 fighters and American B-17 Fortress bombers of the 99th Bomb Group based in Italy, along with Soviet and American crews, at Poltava, Ukraine as part of Operation Frantic, 21 Jun 1944.Thought to be the only photograph taken during the nighttime bombing attack on American B-17 bombers at Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944 during Operation Frantic. The bright streaks are likely flares to light up the field.
Soviet Yak-9 fighters and American B-17 Fortress bombers of the 99th Bomb Group based in Italy, along with Soviet and American crews, at Poltava, Ukraine as part of Operation Frantic, 21 Jun 1944.Thought to be the only photograph taken during the nighttime bombing attack on American B-17 bombers at Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944 during Operation Frantic. The bright streaks are likely flares to light up the field.
Wreckage of a 452nd Bomb Group B-17 Fortress as part of Operation Frantic after being destroyed on the ground the night before during a German bombing attack on Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944.A B-17G Fortress with the 96th Bomb Squadron joining up with a formation of B-24 Liberators from the 451st Bomb Group over Italy, 1944. The Liberator is a B-24L with the 724th Bomb Squadron.
Wreckage of a 452nd Bomb Group B-17 Fortress as part of Operation Frantic after being destroyed on the ground the night before during a German bombing attack on Poltava, Ukraine, 22 Jun 1944.A B-17G Fortress with the 96th Bomb Squadron joining up with a formation of B-24 Liberators from the 451st Bomb Group over Italy, 1944. The Liberator is a B-24L with the 724th Bomb Squadron.
B-17G s/n 42-102547 of the 367th Bomb Squadron was rechristened “Rose of York” by Princess Elizabeth in honor of her 18th birthday, Thurleigh UK, 6 July, 1944Princess Elizabeth, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom and LtGen Jimmy Doolittle beside the B-17G ‘Rose of York’ after the bomber’s christening in honor of the Princess, RAF Thurleigh, 6 Jul 1944
B-17G s/n 42-102547 of the 367th Bomb Squadron was rechristened “Rose of York” by Princess Elizabeth in honor of her 18th birthday, Thurleigh UK, 6 July, 1944Princess Elizabeth, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom and LtGen Jimmy Doolittle beside the B-17G ‘Rose of York’ after the bomber’s christening in honor of the Princess, RAF Thurleigh, 6 Jul 1944
B-17G Fortress of the 15th Air Force flies with No. 4 engine feathered and right wing smoking on a mission to Zwölfaxing, Austria, Jul 8 1944B-17G Fortress “Mizpah” took a direct AAA hit in the nose on mission to Budapest, 14 Jul 1944. 2 were killed instantly but the pilot held her level long enough for crew to get out & become POW
B-17G Fortress of the 15th Air Force flies with No. 4 engine feathered and right wing smoking on a mission to Zwölfaxing, Austria, Jul 8 1944B-17G Fortress “Mizpah” took a direct AAA hit in the nose on mission to Budapest, 14 Jul 1944. 2 were killed instantly but the pilot held her level long enough for crew to get out & become POW's. The aircraft crashed near Dunavecse, Hungary
B-17E formation aircraft of the 379th Bomber Group of the US 525th Bomber Squadron, RAF Kimbolton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, 24 Jul 1944B-17G Fortress of the 414th BS, 97th BG based at Amendola, Italy on a mission over southern France, 15 Aug 1944.
B-17E formation aircraft of the 379th Bomber Group of the US 525th Bomber Squadron, RAF Kimbolton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, 24 Jul 1944B-17G Fortress of the 414th BS, 97th BG based at Amendola, Italy on a mission over southern France, 15 Aug 1944.
An A-20 Havoc of the 410th Bomb Group overflies a B-17 Fortress of the 381st Bomb Group over the Essex countryside, England, United Kingdom, Apr-Sep 1944B-17 Fortresses of the 92nd Bomb Group release their bomb loads in Sep 1944, probably over Magdeburg, Germany.
An A-20 Havoc of the 410th Bomb Group overflies a B-17 Fortress of the 381st Bomb Group over the Essex countryside, England, United Kingdom, Apr-Sep 1944B-17 Fortresses of the 92nd Bomb Group release their bomb loads in Sep 1944, probably over Magdeburg, Germany.
B-17G Fortress B-17G Fortresses of the 381st Bomb Group are escorted by a P-51B of the 354th Fighter Squadron, Summer-Fall 1944. Photo 1 of 2.
B-17G Fortress 'Flak Eater' of the 305th Bomb Group undergoing an engine exchange at a repair base in England, United Kingdom, 1944-45. Note Federal C-2 wrecker being used as a portable crane.B-17G Fortresses of the 381st Bomb Group are escorted by a P-51B of the 354th Fighter Squadron, Summer-Fall 1944. Photo 1 of 2.
B-17G Fortresses of the 381st Bomb Group in flight, Summer-Fall 1944. Photo 2 of 2. Far aircraft was named “Sleepy Time Gal.”B-17G Fortress “Lost Angel” Belly landed at RAF Kimbolton after being damaged over Magdeburg, Germany, 28 Sep 1944. Note that the crew had unbolted and dropped the ball turret to keep it from breaking the airframe’s back
B-17G Fortresses of the 381st Bomb Group in flight, Summer-Fall 1944. Photo 2 of 2. Far aircraft was named “Sleepy Time Gal.”B-17G Fortress “Lost Angel” Belly landed at RAF Kimbolton after being damaged over Magdeburg, Germany, 28 Sep 1944. Note that the crew had unbolted and dropped the ball turret to keep it from breaking the airframe’s back
B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight together during a test conducted by Boeing, circa late 1944, photo 1 of 3B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight together during a test conducted by Boeing, circa late 1944, photo 2 of 3
B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight together during a test conducted by Boeing, circa late 1944, photo 1 of 3B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight together during a test conducted by Boeing, circa late 1944, photo 2 of 3
B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight together during a test conducted by Boeing, circa late 1944, photo 3 of 3B-17G Fortress “The Thomper” is under fighter attack and the tail gunner is returning fire, Oct 1944. Location unknown. Note right wing damage and trailing smoke.
B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and B-29 Superfortress bomber in flight together during a test conducted by Boeing, circa late 1944, photo 3 of 3B-17G Fortress “The Thomper” is under fighter attack and the tail gunner is returning fire, Oct 1944. Location unknown. Note right wing damage and trailing smoke.

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