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Lieutenant Colonel Paul Chryst and his bomber crew of the 91st Bomb Group prepare with B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-102504) nicknamed "Time's A Wastin'". Image by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Chryst, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '91 BG Times a wastin, Chryst returns flak.'



  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    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...


  • Paul Chryst

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Paul Chryst enlisted in the Air Corps in August 1942. After training and his commission as a 2nd Lt he was sent overseas and assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, 401st Bomb Squadron as a Bombardier. He was promoted to 1st Lt and flew 35 combat missions...


  • 42-102504 Times A-Wastin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/3/44; Gr Island 31/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-D] Bassingbourn 11/5/44. ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:06 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection