IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Personnel of the 91st Bomb Group and local civillians hold a party to celebrate two years of the 91st Bomb Group at Bassingbourn. October 1944. Printed caption on reverse: 'Bassingbourn 2nd anniversary party Oct 1944. Invited neighbors and other friends. 3 day party, with Glenn Miller, Chicken and ice cream.'
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...
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...