IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Roy K Snell of the 487th Bomb Group outside his Nissen hut. Image via Roy K Snell. Snell has handwritten on the reverse: 'Out hut in the 837th. Me after about 25 missions.'
The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...