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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 41-23809) used as a flight assembly ship by the 448th Bomb Group. Image via Colonel James R Patterson, Executive Officer 448th Bombardment Group (H). Printed caption on reverse: '"Weather Ship" B-24-B. 448th Bombardment Group (heavy) 20th Combat Wing, 2nd Air Division, 8th Air Force USAAF. Station 146, Seething Norfolk, England, 1943-1945.'



  • 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. ...

  • 2nd Air Division

    2nd Air Division

    In December 1944, the 2nd Bomb Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...




Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:12 AAM AAM ingest

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