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B-17 bomber

Date: 1940 - 1944 | Identifier: 90.1.a
Photograph of the B-17 on which Sergeant Walter Larson of the U.S. Army Air Corps was waist gunner. Text on the front reads "Dings Dilemma B17 Flying Fortress." Larson became a prisoner of war when he and the other crew members of their B-17 were shot down over Calais, France, on 28 February 1944. Sergeant Larson was liberated by elements of the U.S. Fifth Army at Bitterfield, Germany, on 18 April 1945. more...