IWM catalogue record
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William D "Bill" Pulliam a photographic officer of the 91st Bomb Group with "Cross Eyes" a cat mascot at Bassingbourn Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '91 BG Bill Pulliam with Cross-Eyes.'
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...
Military | Aviation Cadet | Mascot
Military | Sergeant | Photographic Unit
Bill Pulliam was from Kansas City, Missouri. He enlisted in 1942 and joined the 91st Bomb Group, where he worked as photographer for the 401st Bomb Squadron in the photo laboratory at Bassingbourn. Pulliam was responsible for loading strike cameras...
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...