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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.

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3040) nicknamed "Miss Ouachita" of the 91st Bomb Group after being shot down. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Shot down 91 BG with victor Heinrich Bar, German Ace.'

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...

Aircraft

  • 42-3040 Miss Ouachita

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 23/1/43; 303BG Molesworth 11/4/43; transferred 369BS/306BG [WW-U] Thurleigh 17/4/43; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-Q] Bassingbourn 23/8/43; Missing in Action 18m Gutersloh 22/2/44 with Spencer Osterbegg, Navigator: Morris Roy, Bombardier:...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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