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Crash sequence photo #1,' Fifinella' 322nd BS, 91st BG
The first photo shows Joe Vukovich (according to the underground) bailing from Fifinella on August 13, 1944. Engineer and Top Turret Gunner Charles Sturgeon, who bailed out of Fifinella, feels that if the person in the photo is using a seat chute without the leg straps then it is him (Charles) in the photo

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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

  • 42-107030 Fifinella

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 25/3/44; Missing in Action 54m Le Manoir RR bridge, Fr 13/8/44 with Tom Smith (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Joe Vukovich, Navigator: Alex Calder, Ball turret gunner: Jesse...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 July 2021 00:56:01 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.91stbombgroup.com/photo_history/fifinseq.html

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