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1st Lt R F Brubaker [ Clearwater, Florida ], bombardier on the Boeing B-17 "Our Gang" and a member of the 324th Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, is at his post operating the nose gun during a mission. Bassingbourne, England, 24 June 1943.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A12119-79271AC.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 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...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

People

  • Robert Brubaker

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-17 #4124464 'Excalibur' ditched into North Sea on 4 March 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 22 June 1943 in B-17 #4229998. Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag Luft 3, moved to Nurenberg 49-11.

Aircraft

  • 42-5069 Our Gang

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/9/42; New Castle 19/11/42; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-G] Bassingbourn 23/11/42; Missing in Action 20m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Bill Wheeler (401BS), Co-pilot: Louis Bianchi, Navigator: Joe Newberry, Bombardier: Denver Woodward,...

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Date Contributor Update
12 February 2017 11:03:35 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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