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B-17G 44-38806 (OR-D) late 1944/early 1945. 91st BG/323rd BS.

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...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38806

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 24/9/44; Dow Fd 15/10/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-D] Bassingbourn 4/11/44; battle damaged Feldhausen 22/3/45 with ?; crash landed Melsbroek A/fd, Bel; Salvaged 25/3/45.

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
13 June 2018 13:19:50 Dennis7423 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Clyde Sikorski Collection

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