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Lieutenant Porter (co-pilot) and Lieutenant Gould (pilot) of the 91st Bomb Group in the cockpit of a B-17 Flying Fortress (OR-O, serial number 43-38379) nicknamed "Margie". Image by Armando J Sinibaldo, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Lt Porter (CP_ & Lt Gould (P) in Margie, 338279 OR:O.'



  • 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...


  • 43-38379 Margie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/44; Hunter 5/8/44; Dow Fd 20/8/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG Framlingham 2/9/44; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-O] Bassingbourn 10/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/6/45; Reconstruction...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:56 AAM AAM ingest

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