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IWM catalogue record

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

A B-17 Flying Fortress (OR-Q, serial number 43-38083) of the 91st Bomb Group at Bassingbourn January 1945. Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group.

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  • 43-38083 HAPPY VALLEY EXPRESS

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/6/44; Hunter 14/7/44; Dow Fd 23/7/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-V] Bassingbourn 11/8/44; 48m battle damaged Aschaffenburg 22/1/45 with Nelson Van Blarcom, ; flak KO’d two engines and cut out electrics, equipment was dumped to enable...

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 09:59:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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