Boeing B-17G airplane tail number 297166

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2020-04-24

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Rear starboard side view of the empennage of a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress airplane, tail number 297166, of the 96th Bomb Group Heavy of the 3rd Air Division on March 30, 1944. Markings on vertical stabililzer are the letter C in a square and underneath the tail number the letter J. Captions read: "558-(44) WPU-3-30-44-Biggin-Hill-Battle-Damage-B-17G 42-97166. FA-FSAD." Image displayed (72 dpi JPEG), Master image (600 dpi TIFF).

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World War, 1939-1945, United States Army Air Forces, Aircraft Accidents Military, USAAF Station 595, Honington, England, World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American., Boeing airplanes, Boeing bombers, B-17 bomber., United States. Air Force. Air Force, 8th, United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Division, 3rd, United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (H), 96th

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Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections and Archives Division, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

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