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A B-24 Liberator # 41-23809 'Painted Virgin' 'You Cawn't Miss It' 'Checker Board' used as a flight assembly ship by the 448th Bomb Group.

IWM catalogue record

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.

Connections

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    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...

Aircraft

Locations

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 17:39:37 Al_Skiff Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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