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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

B-17 Flying Fortresses, including (DF-K, serial number 42-32085) nicknamed "Yankee Belle", of the 91st Bomb Group fly in formation during a mission. Image by Dale J Darling, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Yankee Belle DF:K, DF-P,B,N.'



  • 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...


  • Dale Darling

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Dale J Darling served as a radio operator with the 91st Bomb Group. He took many colour photographs while he was based with the group at Bassingbourn.


  • 42-32085 Yankee Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; with Merle Lambertson force landed Gt Falls 25/1/44, but rep; Cheyenne 20/5/44; Kearney 3/6/44; Bangor 13/6/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-H] Bassingbourn 10/7/44; transferred 322BS; Missing in Action 51m Tempelhof 3/2/45 with...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:12 AAM AAM ingest

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