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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

First Lieutenant Mark Gilman a co-pilot of the 91st Bomb Group. Passed for publication 1 Feb 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'Some of the airmen from America who are taking part in the daily raids on enemy occupied territory and Germany, in their giant high altitude aircraft, the "Flying Fortress", capable of carrying a 10,000 pound bomb load.' Printed caption also attached: 'Photo shows - 1st Lieut. Mark Gilman (Santa Anna, Califor.), Co-Pilot.' On reverse: US Army Press & Censorship Bureau [Stamp]. Print No: 246374.

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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

  • Mark Gilman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Flew 12 missions in daylight over France and Germany as co-pilot of 'Jack the Ripper. '

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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