IWM catalogue record
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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23698) nicknamed "Roamin' Rosie" of the 90th Bomb Group, 5th Air Force prepares for take off. Handwritten caption on reverse: '41-23690 "Roamin' Roseie" 90th BG, Darwin, 319th "Asterperious" Squadron.'
On 27-Jan-43 B-24D 41-23690, 44BG/68BS was on a mission to bomb the naval installation at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The pilot was unable to find the target because of weather and navigation problems. The aircraft sustained a mid-air collision with and...