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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.

Personnel of the 91st Bomb Group build snow men outside No. 3 Hangar at Bassingbourn, December 1944. Image by Dale J Darling, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'No. 3 Hangar assigned to 324 Sqd Dec 44.'

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.

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 15:31:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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