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A B-17 Flying Fortress (LG-P, serial number 42-29815) nicknamed "Miami Clipper" of the 91st Bomb Group lands at Bassingbourn, 1943. Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Miami Clipper landing, 1943.'



  • 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...


  • 42-29815 Miami Clipper

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 22/2/43; Gore 9/3/43; Duncan 31/3/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-N] Thurleigh 20/4/43 JACKIE ELLEN; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-P] Bassingbourn 11/9/43; AFSC 7/4/44; Returned to the USA Amarillo 16/4/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation...


  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents ( , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...


Date Contributor Update
03 August 2020 08:47:36 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations

Removed associations which are not depicted in the image. Associations made in the AIRCRAFT record.

Date Contributor Update
03 August 2020 05:49:54 ThreeB Changes to person associations


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

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