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Ground personnel of the 91st Bomb Group inspect the crumpled propellors on a B-17G serial 43-37707 "Madame Shoo Shoo" (coded LG-M) of the 322nd Bomb Squadron that has crash landed. Handwritten on reverse: '#4255: B-17 397707. H.'

IWM catalogue record

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

Ground personnel of the 91st Bomb Group inspect the crumpled propellors on a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-97707 that has crash landed. Handwritten on reverse: '#4255: B-17 397707. H.'

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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...

Aircraft

  • 43-37707 'MADAME SHOO SHOO'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/5/44; Kearney 25/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-M] Bassingbourn 28/6/44; 324BS [DF-M]; severe battle damaged Stendahl 8/4/45 with David Hanst; force landed continent, Salvaged. With so many new aircraft in UK at the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2014 14:34:20 Gerry Asher Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

RAGGED IRREGULARS OF BASSINGBOURN by Marion Havelaar & William Hess.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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