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P-61, #44-5580, "Wabash Cannon-Ball IV" of the 425th Night Fighter Squadron at Bassingbourn in early 1945. This aircraft was piloted by the 425th's commander Major Leon Lewis. Photo by Lt. Thomas F. Flemming, 91st BG, 323rd BS. Photographic restoration by Nathan Howland.




  • 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...

  • Cretteville

    Military site : airfield


Date Contributor Update
12 May 2017 11:30:56 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption

B&W negative from Lt. Thomas F. Flemming, 91st BG, 323rd BS.

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2017 12:20:52 SeattleSleeper Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations

Black and white negative from Lt. Thomas F. Flemming collection. Shot on Kodak Super-XX with Leica I camera.