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Sergeant Robert C. Reeves and his crew, 91st BG, Bassingbourn, England. Bob, tail gunner, is back row, right.

Connections

Units

  • 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

  • Robert Reeves

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    21 missions. We returned from one mission with 158 flak holes in our airplane. On 8 Mar 1945 our primary target was the Synthetic Rubber Factory at Halle, Germany. 2nd Lt. Glennon J. Schone was pilot that day. According to the record, the bombs were...

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
24 April 2018 13:36:15 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.

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