IWM catalogue record
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Ground personnel of the 91st Bomb Group work on a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-5077) nickanmed "Delta Rebel No. 2". Passed for publication stamp on reverse obscured, but handwritten on reverse: '6-4-43'. Also on reverse: Planet News Ltd [Stamp].
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Tulsa 15 September 1942, arrived in Bangor, Northern Ireland 11 October 1942; Assigned to the 323 Bomb Squadron/ 91st Bomb Group [coded OR-T] at Bassingbourn on 15 October 1942. On 1 May 1943, Delta Rebel No. 2 became the first B-17 Flying...