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Shown are B-17G's "Ack Ack Annie", 91st BG/322nd BS (LG-L) (42-32095) far left, 91st BG/322nd BS (LG-Y) in the center, and possibly "Incendiary Blonde", 91st BG/322nd BS (LG-U) (44-6591) on the far right, prior to nose art application, as evidence by other photos in the same set.

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...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-32095 Ack-Ack Annie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/1/44; Kearney 11/2/44; Presque Is 25/2/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 14/3/44; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-L] Bassingbourn 16/3/44, first NMF ass. to 91BG; 143m inc group's last 25/4/45 Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 11/6/45; 4168...

  • 44-6591

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 17/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-U] Bassingbourn 4/11/44; {34m} Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45. INCENDIARY...

  • 44-6964

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 1//1/45; Dow Fd 25/1/45; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-Y] Bassingbourn 23/2/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 13/6/45; Sth Plains 17/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/11/45.

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
20 June 2018 13:37:53 Dennis7423 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Anyjazz65 2014

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