UPL 50996


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'Local Girl' aka 'The Brass Rail' (42-3111) 324th BS, 91st BG B-17F-25-DL 91/324-AI DF-A Originally assigned to the 335th Bomb Squadron in May 1943, this aircraft was later transferred to the 324th BS, 91st BG based at Bassingbourn. Renamed "Local Girl," it was lost over Emden 27 September 1943, crashing at Geefsweer, Holland. THESE ARE REPORTEDLY PHOTOS TAKEN FROM THE CRASH SITE OF "LOCAL GIRL."


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


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Brass Rail, Local Girl
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 95th Bomb Group 324th Bomb Squadron 335th Bomb Squadron 412th Bomb Squadron



Date: 5 Jul 2021 00:01:57
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