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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The left wing of B-17 Flying Fortress (LG-W, serial number 42-31333) nicknamed "Wee Willie" of the 322nd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group falls away after having suffered a direct flak hit. 10 April 1945.

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Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31333 'Wee Willie'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Memphis 9/11/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-W] Bassingbourn 20/12/43; Missing in Action 129m Stendahl 8/4/45 with 1Lt Robert E Fuller (POW), 2Lt Woodrow A Lien, T/Sgt Francis McCarthy, S/Sgt Richard D...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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