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A B-24 Liberator of the 446th Bomb Group begins to crash whilst Liberators of the 20th Combat Bomb Wing release bombs over Tours. Official caption on image: "One B-24 Goes Down While Others Bomb Nazi Positions. US AAF Photo 225-4." Handwritten caption on reverse: '51576 A/C. 3 different B/G's. 446?'
The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection