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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.

A B-17 Flying Fortress (LL-F, serial number 42-5763) nicknamed "Bomb Boogie" of the 91st Bomb Group. Image watermarked: 'Crown Copyright Reserved.' Handwritten caption on reverse: '17/7/43 Tempsford [refers to Bomb Boogie's forced landing at RAF Tempsford on this date] MIA 6/9/43.'

Connections

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...

Aircraft

  • 42-5763

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 29/12/42; Salina 7/1/43; Homestead 14/2/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-F] Bassingbourn 9/3/43; Missing in Action 17m Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Elwood Arp, Co-pilot: Howie Sherman, Bombardier: Chauncey Hicksreturned via Spain, Ball turret...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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