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Personnel of the 489th Bomb Group inside a Nissen hut. Image via William Duffy.

William T Plese is sat on the soft chair to the right of centre.

IWM catalogue record

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

Personnel of the 489th Bomb Group inside a Nissen hut. Image via William Duffy.

Connections

Units

  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...

People

  • William Plese

    Military | Corporal | Sheet metal
    Assigned to 845BS, 489BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2021 14:11:48 Emily Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

William Plese identified as appearing in this image by his family, in particular by his great granddaughter and his son, Bill.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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