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Left to right:
1st Lt. Leland C. Borgstrom, Pilot;
T/Sgt. John R. Waldron, Radio Operator;
2nd Lt. Quenton E. Enthrone, Co-pilot;
S/Sgt. William Litton, Tail Gunner;
S/Sgt. Ed Johnson, Waist Gunner;
2nd Lt. Ralph Sauber, Navigator;
S/Sgt. Orville "Bub" Clark, Ball Turret Gunner.

Photo contributed by John Waldron
B-17 Ramblin Rebel
Pilot & 1st Lt. Leland C. Borgstrom
WWII
Entry contributed by Janice Borgstrom Massucci of Wichita, KS

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People

  • Leland Borgstrom

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Leland Borgstrom served as a pilot with the 323rd Bomb Squadron of the 91st Bomb Group, flying missions out of Bassingbourn, England. He flew B-17s on 29 missions.

Aircraft

  • 43-37540 Ramblin Rebel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/4/44; Kearney 13/5/44; Grenier 24/5/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-B/Z] Bassingbourn 2/6/44; 100+m took part in POW return trips; t/o accident with Forrest Hunt at Merville, France 14/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/7/45; 4185...

Locations

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2017 10:05:36 Lucy May Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Corrected aircraft association. Source: http://www.91stbombgroup.com/crewphotos/ramblinrebel1.html

Date Contributor Update
03 July 2016 02:47:48 Sunflower Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Leland Borgstrom's daughter, Janice Borgstrom Massucci

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