FRE 3599

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Roy Loyless a tail gunner of the 91st Bomb Group, stands on the tail of his B-17G Flying Fortress nicknamed "Qualified Quail". Handwritten caption on reverse: '"Qualified Quail." Fall of 1944 - Bassingbourn. Roy Loyless - Kerrville, Texas. Tail gunner on "Qualified Quail" 91st Bomb Grp - 401st Bomb Sqd. Note flak patches on elevators and vertical stabilizer.'

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Units

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-767031
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38545285
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Qualified Quail
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 401st Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:42:04
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection