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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.

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...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

Aircraft

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

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

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