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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-24 Liberator (RR-E+, serial number 42-100332) nicknamed "Galloping Katie" of the 389th Bomb Group makes a forced landing in Switzerland with a damaged engine, 16 March 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: '16/3/44, 202. 201/RF WDLOV, 389BG, B-24, Limping into Switzerland and skidding to a stop. Galloping Katie skids in Dübendorf airfield, Switzerland, 16/3/44.'

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  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

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Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:10 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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