Memphis Belle pilot's calling card

Memphis Belle pilot's calling card

Code: P24215A-240A

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Scarce business / calling card for Colonel Robert K. Morgan, pilot of the famed USAAF B-17 'Memphis Belle', the first heavy bomber to complete 25 daylight sorties with the 8th AAF over Europe.  Approximately 9 x 5cm, it has Morgan's contact details and basic information on both the Memphis Belle and B-29 'Dauntless Dotty', the aircraft in which he led the first B-19 raid on Tokyo c. November 1944.  Morgan and his crew were the subjects of a 1944 film documentary, 'Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress', and another 1990 British-American film produced by David Puttnam, starring Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz and Harry Connick Jr.  After completing his European tour, Morgan flew another 26 combat missions in the B-29 Superfortress against Japan in the Pacific Theatre.  The card is creased but in good overall condition.  Stock code P24215A-240A.