IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A crashed B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-28967) nicknamed "First Sergeant" of the 458th Bomb Group used as a flight assembly ship. Printed caption on reverse: 'A-81775 AC A Consolidated B-24-H, A/C 41-28967, of the 458th Bomb Gp, which crashed as it came in for a landing at an air base somewhere in England. 9 March 1944. US Air Force Photo.'
The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...