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Yankee Belle (42-32085 DF-H) 324th BS, 91st BG

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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...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

Aircraft

  • 42-32085 Yankee Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/1/44; with Merle Lambertson force landed Gt Falls 25/1/44, but rep; Cheyenne 20/5/44; Kearney 3/6/44; Bangor 13/6/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-H] Bassingbourn 10/7/44; transferred 322BS; Missing in Action 51m Tempelhof 3/2/45 with...

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
13 July 2021 01:00:33 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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