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B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st BG fly in formation. B-17G serial 42-31909 "Nine-Oh-Nine" (camouflaged, coded OR-R) leads the formation. Written on slide casing: '909 formation.'

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 91st Bomb Group fly in formation. Written on slide casing: '909 formation.'

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...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31909 Nine-O-Nine

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/1/44; Kearney 12/1/44; Romulus 24/1/44; Grenier 29/1/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-R] Bassingbourn 24/2/44; 140m Returned to the USA 1321 BU Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 18/6/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 42-97276 Sweet 17, The Spirit of St Louis

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/44; Gr Island 4/3/44; Grenier 10/3/44; ...

  • 42-97304 Priority Gal

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/44; Gr Island 5/3/44; Grenier 20/3/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-C] Bassingbourn 1/4/44; Missing in Action 50m Munich 31/7/44 with Henry Supchak, Co-pilot: John Karlac, Navigator: Telson Fineman, Bombardier: Wilson Leahy, Flight...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 October 2019 16:58:37 vppelt68 Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Dave Osborne B-17 Master Log

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2014 14:01:53 Gerry Asher Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

RAGGED IRREGULARS OF BASSINGBOURN by Marion Havelaar & William N. Hess.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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