USAAF 91st Bomb Group Target Photo #4

USAAF 91st Bomb Group Target Photo #4

Code: P20411


W: 19.5cm (7.7")H: 21cm (8.3")


Target identification print,approximately 19.5 x 21cm. Centred on the Braunkohle Benzin A.G. synthetic oil plant at Ruhland (Schwarzheide), Germany.  Appears to have been taken June 1944 but issued in March 1945. This came with others, all related to raids undertaken by the 8th AAF 91st Bomb Group. It flew from AF Station 121, RAF Bassingbourne and consisted of the 322nd, 323rd, 324th, and 401st Bomb Squadrons.  They operated  B-17 Flying Fortress bombers, the most noted aircraft of which was the legendary Memphis Belle. The photo has been roughly trimmed square. Stock code P20411.