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

A B-17 (LL-H, serial number 43-38036) of the 91st Bomb Group in flight during a mission. Image by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Chryst, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '91 BG LL:H 338036 off target.'



  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    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...


  • Paul Chryst

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Paul Chryst enlisted in the Air Corps in August 1942. After training and his commission as a 2nd Lt he was sent overseas and assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, 401st Bomb Squadron as a Bombardier. He was promoted to 1st Lt and flew 35 combat missions...


  • 43-38036

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/6/44; Kearney 28/6/44; Dow Fd 13/7/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-D] Bassingbourn 22/7/44; 401BS [LL-H]; {18+m} also used on Carpet Jamming duties; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45;...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:25 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection