403rd Air Depot



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Langford Lodge



  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 403rd Air Depot Headquarters (403rd Air Depot)
  • Service Numbers: 32474205
  • Highest Rank: Private


Film Director Major William Wyler looks through the waist gun position of a B-17 Flying Fortress (DF-B) of the 91st Bomb Group during the filming of 'Memphis Belle'. Passed as censored 1 Feb 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'How a Flying Fortress Protects Itself: Major William Wyler, who directed the famous film 'Mrs Minniver', is now busy directing an instructional film for the U.S. Army Air Force, showing how a 'Flying Fortress' protects itself against attack by enemy fighters. The Fortress is loaded w
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Bad Penny
  • Unit: 403rd Air Depot 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 322nd Bomb Squadron 324th Bomb Squadron Headquarters Squadron (8th Air Force)


Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:45

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)