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Little Patches (42-31678 DF-L) Major Crew, 324th BS, 91st BG
BACK ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT:
S/Sgt. John Pertuett, Asst. Engineer/Right Waist Gunner; S/Sgt. Earl Doughtery, Ball Turret Gunner; T/Sgt. Rollie C. Hill, Radio Operator; T/Sgt. George W. Parks, Engineer/Top Turret Gunner; S/Sgt. Leland Fleming, Left Waist Gunner; S/Sgt. Robert Smith, Tail Gunner
FRONT ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT:
Lt. Rocky Rasmusen, Navigator; Lt. William Majors, Pilot; Lt. Lloyd Keller, Co-pilot; Lt. Charles Mooney, Bombardier

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...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

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
21 July 2021 17:12:21 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.91stbombgroup.com/crewphotos/littlepatches.html

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