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

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 490th Bomb Group. Plumes of smokes rise up from the ground behind and below them.

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  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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