UPL 26847


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B-17F 42-29591 "The Shamrock Special" (coded LL-Z), 401st Bomb Sqn, 91st Bomb Grp, Bassingbourn. The ship was named by assistant crew chief Sgt Jack Gaffney in honor of his stepfather's Irish ancestry.


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39167239
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew chief


The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Shamrock Special" of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Shamrock Special
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 401st Bomb Squadron


Date: 19 Mar 2017 14:23:58