IWM catalogue record
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Sergeant Ralph Azevedo, a waist-gunner of the 91st Bomb Group, in position inside his B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-95851) nicknamed "Qualified Quail". Printed caption on reverse: 'Ralph Azevedo , Armor-gunner. Qualified Quail. Seriously injured Cologne mid Oct 1944. In Hospital 11.2.44.' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Ralph Azevedo, armorer-gunner, "Qualified Quail", Fall 1944.'
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Tulsa 15/3/44; Kearney 4/5/44; Grenier 26/5/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-K] Bassingbourn 3/6/44; 72m battle damaged Cologne 14/1/45 with Wilbur Seller; force landed Denain Afd, Fr; Salvaged 28/1/45. QUALIFIED QUAIL.