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Lt. Harold B Reichert and crew of the 322nd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, in front of B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Rusty Dusty", England.

Rear L-R: T/Sgt Patrick Schiavo, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown.
Front L-R: Unknown, Reichert ? , 1Lt Edward H Davidson.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron
  • 91st Bomb Squadron

    91st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The 91st Bombardment Squadron was formed as the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron (Light) in 1940 and became the 91st Bombardment Squadron on 14 August 1941 ...

People

  • Edward Davidson

    Military | First Lieutenant
    Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Completed 35 missions. Returned to ZI via 70th Replacement Depot. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Harold Reichert

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Assigned to BAD3. ...

  • Patrick Schiavo

    Military | Master Sergeant
    Assigned to 322BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Reichert crew. Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME (6 Battle stars), Good Conduct. Post war: Discharged Jul-45. Re-enlisted Nov-45 Discharged Jun-61.

Aircraft

  • 44-6578 'Rusty Dusty'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 12/9/44; Dow Fd 25/9/44; Assigned 731BS/452BG Deopham Green 28/9/44; transferred 332BS/91BG [LG-D] Bassingbourn 7/12/44; 17m taxi collision with 43-38306 with Joe Troccolli 4/4/45, Salvaged. RUSTY DUSTY.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2018 21:00:50 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32148215?terms=44-6578

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2018 21:00:03 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32148215?terms=44-6578

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