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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.

Personnel of the 492nd Bomb Group walk by P-47 Thunderbolts and a B-24 Liberator used as a flight assembly ship. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Parade Hethel.'

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Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

Locations

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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