Field ambulance pulled up beside a B-17, of the USAAF 8th Air Force, 351st Bomb Group, on grass at RAF Station Polebrook, Northhamptonshire, England, during World War 2. Holes seen in vertical stablizer of the B-17. Wounded crewman is lifted into ambulance on a litter. View of battle damage to gunner's position in the B-17. Belt ammunition dangling in the hole. Airmen carrying another crewman on a stretcher.Bullet and shrapnel holes in B-17 fuselage. USAAF Lieutenant Colonel examines Flak hole in wing of B-17. View of crashed B-17 with fuselage cracked in two. It bears the Group's "triangle J" tail code. Ambulatory wounded crew member escorted to an ambulance.Airman standing in front of a B-17 with battle damage. USAAF Sergeant seated on ground beside a damaged B-17. Views of battle damage all over the B-17. Aircrews stand by their aircraft as more wounded are moved to ambulances. Pilot looking out of Copilot's window in B-17 cockpit, under which "flap raiser" is written in chalk. (A sarcastic comment on limited duties of copilot.) Aircrews gather to relax, as one plays guitar and sings "Home on the Range." All join singing the refrain.One airman re-reads a letter from home. They all jump up and rush off to duties.
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