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

B-24 Liberators, including a B-24 (serial number 41-29153) nicknamed "Greenwich", of the 44th Bomb Group conducts a raid on a German airfield near Diepholz. The image has been annotated to show the exact position of the target airfield. Printed caption on reverse: '50676 AC - Germany - SIX DAYS THAT SHOOK GERMANY - When the six days ended, every one of the factories attacked had been seriously injured, and some of the most important ones had been all but obliterated. U.S Army 8th AF Consolidated B-24s bombers leave Diepholz airfield in huge cloud of smoke from the bombs they have just dropped on it. Please Credit: "Official U.S. Air Force Photo.' Handwritten caption on reverse: ' 1005/RF TME 109 44 BG after bombing DIEPHOLZ air depot 2/21/44.'

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  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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