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The 92nd Bomb Group stand in front of a B-17, Lil Audrey, at Alconbury in 1943.
Sergeant Jay L Sharp is sitting in the second row, third from the right.

Connections

Units

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

People

  • Jay Sharp

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)

Locations

  • Alconbury

    Military site : airfield
    Alconbury had been constructed as a satellite airfield for RAF Upwood and Wyton and was used by RAF Squadrons: Nos. 15, 40 and 156. In preparation for the arrival of American heavy bombers, the base was developed in 1942 with the runways extended. When...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 October 2015 13:09:03 Lucy May Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Sent through to the American Air Museum by Jay L Sharp's son, James.

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