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Men of the 91st BG, 323rd BS, pose in front of the 323rd operations office at Bassingbourn after a fresh snowfall. The photograph was taken by Lt. Thomas F. Flemming, around Christmas 1944. Front Row (L to R) Unknown; Unknown; Lt. John "Jack" Yavis ; Back Row (L to R) Cpt. Arvin O. Basnight; believed to be Lt. John R. Mackenzie; Possibly Lt. W.S. Partridge.



  • 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...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron


  • Arvin Basnight

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 323BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Thomas Flemming

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Thomas F Flemming served as a pilot with the 323rd Bomb Squadron of the 91st Bomb Group. ...


  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents ( , 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...


Date Contributor Update
02 March 2020 18:22:54 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption

Thomas F. Flemming collection.

Date Contributor Update
26 June 2018 15:36:18 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption

Color Slide by Lt. Thomas F. Flemming, 91st BG, 323 BS.

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2018 17:42:45 SeattleSleeper Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Private collection of Lt. Thomas F. Flemming, 91st BG, 323rd BS. Photo on Kodachrome with Leica I camera. Scanned from the original slide.