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Photo page to "B-17 bombardier memoirs"


 "East of the Rhine" - Fred Huston over Germany Copyright Jeff Huston Flying Fortress Bombardier - Memoirs of Fred Huston

front view of Fred's B-17G
"Sittin Pretty", 44-6170, 96 BG, 337 BS, plane of Fred Huston
Usual Nissen hut
training MG on track
Usual Nissenhut, photo Fred Huston Gun Training
gun training installation
Gun training istallation
Gun training Gun training
bombardier on training rack
Sittin Pretty over target
Bomb training, presumably - see armed guard - with Norden bomb sight Over the target area, cutout from a larger photo; MIA Berlin 03/02/45
96 BG over clouds
45th Combat Bomb Wing
96 Bomb Group over 10/10 clouds 45th Combat Bomb Wing.
Telegram about wounding
At left: Telegram concerning the wounding of 1th Lieutenant Fred Huston
(not so slightly, see "memoirs" chapter 15)

Copies from the "PILOT TRAINING MANUAL FOR THE FLYING FORTRESS revised 1 May 1945" (submitted by Wilfried Eck):

Official formation flight distances
Official formation flight distances


Website 96th Bomb Group incl. 337 Bomb Squadron