UPL 32632


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"Major James Mcpartlin, pilot, is initiated by a dunking in a trailer filled with water. England." Major James H McPartlin gets a post-mission dunking at Bassingbourn. McPartlin was a long-time member of the 91st Bomb Group (since the spring of 1943), serving as commander of the 401st Bomb Sq 25 April - 1 July 1944


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Unofficial emblem of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: A0438109
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Squadron Commander


The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "General Ike" of the 91st Bomb Group. On reverse: 'Not For Publication, For Personal Use Only, Passed by US Army Examiner 10143' [Stamp].
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: General Ike
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Squadron



Date: 8 Apr 2018 19:42:24
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