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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

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.'

Connections

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

Aircraft

  • 42-29815

    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; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-P] Bassingbourn 11/9/43; AFSC 7/4/44; Returned to the USA Amarillo 16/4/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...

Locations

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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