IWM catalogue record
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Personnel of the 91st Bomb Group at a fair in Bassingbourn to celebrate their second year in the European Theatre of Operations, 17 September 1944. Image by Dale J Darling, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Fair- 17/9/44 Bassingbourn, 2nd year ETO.'
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.
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...