IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A bomber crew of the 453rd Bomb Group look on as the 100th mission marking is added to the nose of their B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51108) nicknamed "Arrowhead". Handwritten caption on reverse: '453 BG, Project N 9268s-R Robinson's Raunchy Raiders, 251108 100 trips. Crew Chat, AS Cumming.'
As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...