Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)

Headquarters

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Bassingbourn

People

Staff Sergeant Morris A. Finesilver, of the 303rd Bomb Group, relaxes with a newspaper. Image stamped on reverse: ‘Copyright Current Affairs Ltd.’ [stamp], ‘Passed for Publication 16 Dec 1942. [stamp] and ‘238794.’ [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'Relaxing with a newspaper after a hard day's work with a American Army Corps bomb group somewhere in England, is Staff Serg. Morris A. Finesilver, of 3635 Shakespeare Avenue, Chicago, Ill. Before the war Morris was a book-keeper with the Hartm
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars Headquarters Squadron (91st Bomb Group) Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: 16395542
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 322nd Bomb Squadron Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-325882
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: 91st Headquarters Adjutant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-419035
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Navigator; Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-901207
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Group Intelligence Officer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nine-O-Nine
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron Headquarters (91st Bomb Group)

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:54
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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)