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IWM catalogue record

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

Staff Sergeant Joseph Norton, of the 324th Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, with a B-17 Flying Fortress. Image via Lieutenant Colonel Paul Chryst, 91st Bomb Group Handwritten caption on reverse: 'S/Sgt Joseph Norton, 324th BS, 91st BG.'

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

People

  • Paul Chryst

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier
    Paul Chryst enlisted in the Air Corps in August 1942. After training and his commission as a 2nd Lt he was sent overseas and assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, 401st Bomb Squadron as a Bombardier. He was promoted to 1st Lt and flew 35 combat missions...

  • Joseph Norton

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 27 May 1944 in B-17 42-102613, Killed in Action. PH

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:40:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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