IWM catalogue record
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A B-17 Flying Fortress (DF-N, serial number 43-37993) nicknamed "Mah Ideel" of the 91st Bomb Group in flight during a mission, 19 February 1945. Image by Dale J Darling, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: ' 19/2/45 on return, 337933.'
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...
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.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 13/6/44; Kearney 23/6/44; Dow Fd 9/7/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-U] Bassingbourn 23/7/44; 324BS [DF-N]; several times ship sustained battle damage but survived 72m Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains,...