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Airman known only as "Ray" and his pal in front of B-17G, #42-31678. LL-L "Little Patches" at Bassingbourn in 1944. Photograph by Msgt. Rice C. Linn of 91st BG.

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

  • Rice Linn

    Military | Master Sergeant (1st Grade) | Chief Communications Inspector, Air Inspectors Office, 91st Bomb Group (H), Bassingbourn, England, 1942-1945
    M/SGT Rice C. Linn photo collection, 91st Bomb Group (H), May 1942 – September 1945. Prior to the beginning of WWII Rice C. Linn was a member of the Texas National Guard, 112th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Cavalry Brigade. With war looming he resigned the...

Aircraft

  • 42-31678 Little Patches

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/12/43; Kearney 19/12/43; Presque Is 9/1/44; RAF Nutts Corner 18/1/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-L] Bassingbourn 27/1/44; 401BS [LL-L]; 100+m Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 11/6/45; Romulus 12/6/45; Topeka 13/6/45; 4168 Base Unit,...

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
08 May 2017 13:42:30 SeattleSleeper Changes to unit associations
Sources

Rice C. Linn Collection via Son Danny Linn, airmen identified as "Ray" from printing on back of photo.

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2017 13:40:42 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

Rice C. Lin collection via Son Danny Linn. Airmen Identified as "Ray" form printing on back of photograph.

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2017 13:43:30 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption
Sources

Rice C. Linn collection via Son Danny Linn

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2017 13:39:46 SeattleSleeper Changes to caption
Sources

Rice C. Linn collection via Son Danny Linn

Date Contributor Update
07 May 2017 13:39:00 SeattleSleeper Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Rice C. Linn collection via his son Danny Linn

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