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A Gi Examines A 500 Lb. General Purpose Bomb Which As Been Literally Covered With War Stamps. Soon The Bomb Will Be Loaded On A Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" Of The 91St Bomb Group Participating In An Attack On Hitler's Fortress In Europe. 6 April 1943.

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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...

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
31 July 2021 19:22:06 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://catalog.archives.gov/id/204844884
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/204844881
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/204844890
https://catalog.archives.gov/id/204844780

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