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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 nose artof a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Yankee Doodle" of the 91st Bomb Group at Bodney. Written on slide casing: 'Yankee Doodle B-17F at Bodney.'

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

Locations

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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