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

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-50318) of the 446th Bomb Group drops its load over the target area in Orleans, France during a mission with fellow Liberators. Printed caption on reverse: '81185 AC- Consolidated B-24's drop tons of bombs on the Nazi airdrome at Orleans, France during a raid on 14 June 1944.'

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 October 2018 15:12:37 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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