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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 401st Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group lined up along at Bury St Edmunds (Rougham). Handwritten on reverse: '24/12/44, Rougham.'[sic]

Connections

Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

Locations

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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