A B-24 Liberator (V2-X+, serial number 42-50757) of the 491st Bomb Group.
Image by Dan Winston, Photographic Officer of the 491st Bomb Group.
Handwritten caption on reverse: '855th BS, 491st BG, 18 Sept 1944 En route Holland.'
Pilot on 18 September 1944 was 1st Lt. Edgar L. Murff. Co-pilot 2nd Lt. Leo M. Littfin can be seen in cockpit.
IWM catalogue record
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A B-24 Liberator (V2-X+, serial number 42-50757) of the 491st Bomb Group. Image via Dan Winston. Handwritten caption on reverse: '855th BS, 491st BG, 18 Sept 1944 En route Holland.'
The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...
Military | Captain | Intelligence Staff Officer, Photographic
20 flights from Grenier Fld, Manchester, NH over the Atlantic Ocean to Greenland on anti-sub patrol. Flew 'No-Ball' mission over France 7/44 & to Ulm, Ger. , deep penetration 9/44