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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.

The radio operator's post aboard a B-17 Flying Fortress (DF-N, serial number 43-37993) of the 91st Bomb Group. Image by Dale J Darling, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Radio Room 337993 DF:N.'

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

  • Dale Darling

    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.

Aircraft

  • 43-37993 Mah Ideel

    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,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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