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IWM catalogue record

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B-17 Flying Fortresses, including (DF-F, serial number 42-97880) nicknamed "Little Miss Mischeif", of the 91st Bomb Group fly in formation during a mission. Image by Dale J Darling, 91st Bomb Group.

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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...

People

  • Dale Darling

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Dale J Darling served as a radio operator with the 91st Bomb Group. He took many colour photographs while he was based with the group at Bassingbourn.

Aircraft

  • 42-97880 Little Miss Mischief

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 23/3/44; 88BG Hunter 18/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-F] Bassingbourn 15/6/44; 50+m lost engine en route Fassberg A/fd 4/4/45 with Edgar Moyer, on return crash landed base when u/c collapsed; repaired & transferred 600BS...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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