Aeroplane Monthly 1989-07
B.Reid - A Fortress in Cork
Boeing B-17F 42-3090 Taint-a-Bird about to take off from White’s Marsh, Clonakilty, County Cork at 1700hr on Sunday, May 2, 1943, at the end of its unscheduled stay in Ireland.
A couple of Eighth Air Force B-17s leaving Lorient, France following an attack on the U-boat base on March 6, 1943. The target area is enveloped in smoke. This photograph was taken from an accompanying Fortress.