IWM catalogue record
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A "Caterpillar Club" certificate, awarded to Staff Sergeant R.W. Armstrong, of the 91st Bomb Group, for successfully bailing out of his stricken B-17 Flying Fortress on the 4th of November 1944 and surviving, using a Irvin Company parachute. Printed caption on reverse of print: 'Caterpillar Club Card issued by company who's chute I used on Nov. 4 1944, Mereseburg raid.'
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...