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A-31 Vultee Vengeance 41-31313, 27 May 1945.

In the cockpit is Reginald Redford, part of an R.A.F. group assigned to USAAF bases to dismantle aircraft.

Connections

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 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...

  • 857th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Reginald Redford

    Civilian
    A member of the R.A.F. assigned to various locations to dismantle ("chop up") unserviceable USAAF planes.

Aircraft

  • 41-31313

    A-31 Vengeance
    Assigned to RAAF as A27-511. To Royal Navy May 16, 1946. ...

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
16 January 2019 11:03:29 general ira snapsorter Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Information provided by Reginald Redford, R.A.F., in 1994.

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