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Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)

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  • 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...

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Stations

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Based Bassingbourn

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People

  • Rw Hosman

    Military | Captain | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    18 November 1942 in 'Fury' B-17 41-2499 bombs could not be released so were jettisoned in an open field. On return, 10 miles SW of Exeter, a/c collided with 41-24553 which was able to land safely; however Fury landed at RAF Turweston and was salvaged. ...

  • Prevost Marshall

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Navigator; Bombardier | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Arrived in England in July 1943. Shot down on 10th mission over Hamm (Ruhr) on 22 April 1922 in B-17 #4240000 'Just Nothing. ' Prisoner of War (POW) 15 months. AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ POW

  • John McNaboe

    Military | Major | Group Intelligence Officer | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Assigned to 91BG HQ, 8AF USAAF. Intelligence Officer for the group.

Aircraft

  • 42-31909 Nine-O-Nine

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/1/44; Kearney 12/1/44; Romulus 24/1/44; Grenier 29/1/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-R] Bassingbourn 24/2/44; 140m Returned to the USA 1321 BU Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 18/6/45; Reconstruction Finance...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:54 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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