The wreckage of B-17F serial 42-3040 "Miss Ouachita" (coded OR-Q) of the 323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st BG that has crashed-landed in Holland, 21 February 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: '91 BG, 'Miss Ouachita', SD Holland.'
IWM catalogue record
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The wreckage of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Miss Ouachita" of the 91st Bomb Group that has crashed in Holland. Handwritten caption on reverse: '91 BG, 'Miss Ouachita', SD Holland.'
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 23/1/43; 303BG Molesworth 11/4/43; transferred 369BS/306BG [WW-U] Thurleigh 17/4/43; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-Q] Bassingbourn 23/8/43; Missing in Action 18m Gutersloh 22/2/44 with Spencer Osterbegg, Navigator: Morris Roy, Bombardier:...