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B-17G, #42-97959, DF-Y, "Rhapsody in Red" of the 91st Bomb Group, 324th Bomb Squadron taxis for takeoff at Bassingbourn in early 1945. Photo by Lt. Thomas F. Flemming, 91st BG, 323rd BS.



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10 May 2017 14:05:47 SeattleSleeper Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Black and white negative from Lt. Thomas F. Flemming collection. Shot on Kodak Super-XX with Leica I camera.