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

Leon Quesnel and Walter Scott, ground crewmen of the 453rd Bomb Group, with a B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Sweet Sue". Image via Leon Quesnel First handwritten caption on reverse: 'Leon Quesnel, So Hadley Mas (left), Walter Scott, Little Falls NY (right) Crew-chief. Bomb in fist emblem of 735 BG.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: '449926.'



  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    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...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:49 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection