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USAAF 91st Bomb Group Target Photo #2


Code: P20409


W: 22cm (8.7")H: 20cm (7.9")

Target identification print,approximately 20 x 22cm. Centred on Rathenow, nr Brandenburg, Germany.  Rathenow was home to an optical works which may have been the objective for this raid. This photo 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 P20409.