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Joe Harlick and Don Caldwell of the 91st Bomb Group sit on the bonnet of a Jeep in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-29837) nicknamed "Lady Luck", 1943. Image by William D "Bill" Pulliam, 91st Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: '91 BG 1943, Joe Harlick & Don Caldwell photo lab.'



  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    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...


  • Don Caldwell

    Military | Photographic Officer
    91st Bomb Group Photo Unit

  • Joseph Harlick

    Military | Sergeant | Photographic Unit
    From May 1943 Harlick was attached to 324 Squadron responsible for the maintainance of strike cameras. He reported that they were often roused at 1 am. to be given photographs of that day's target to be copied and handed out at the briefing. Although...

  • William Pulliam

    Military | Sergeant | Photographic Unit


  • 42-29837

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/43; Gore 9/3/43; Duncan 31/3/43; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-A] Bassingbourn 7/6/43; transferred AFSC 6/4/44 then MTO (Italy & N. Africa); Returned to the USA Tinker 11/6/44; Patterson 23/2/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:18 AAM AAM ingest

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