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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.

Lieutenant Anthony Delaporto a navigator of the 401st Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group with a camera. Printed caption on reverse of print: 'Anthony Delaporto, Navigator, Qualified Quail. Fall 1944. 91st Bomb Group. Country Club of the E.T.O. 1 of 3 not KIA or injured.'

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...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Randall Archer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Westeroden in B-17 44-6093

Aircraft

  • 42-97851 Qualified Quail

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 15/3/44; Kearney 4/5/44; Grenier 26/5/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-K] Bassingbourn 3/6/44; 72m battle damaged Cologne 14/1/45 with Wilbur Seller; force landed Denain Afd, Fr; Salvaged 28/1/45. QUALIFIED QUAIL.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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