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Official caption: Lt. John T Hardin, pilot of the 322nd Bomb Squadron, looks out of his plane, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "The Bearded Beauty" at the 91st Bomb Group base at Bassingbourne [Bassingbourn], England 27 February 1943.

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...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Hardin

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    John T Hardin was a pilot with the 91st Bomb Group. ...

Aircraft

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
21 January 2015 13:02:17 Lucy May Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Fold3: http://www.fold3.com/image/32040670/

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