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IWM catalogue record

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

Robert Sand of the 55th Fighter Group aboard LINCOLN STEFFINS, setting out from Liverpool on return to the United States. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'On Liberty ship Lincoln Steffins heading out of Liverpool bay to an uncertain future in the US.'



  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...


  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist
    SSgt 38th FS 55th FG 1942-45. From Bellingham, WA Well known for the beautiful color images he took during the war.


  • Liverpool

    Military site : non-airfield
    A depot for materiel shipped from the United States - known as an 'Intransit Depot'. Exact location unknown.


Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection