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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.

A flight of P-51 Mustangs peel off formation over Bassingbourn, home of the 91st Bomb Group, 1945. Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'P-51 peel off Bassingbourn, 1945.'

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...

People

  • William Pulliam

    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...

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
08 September 2014 15:30:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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