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IWM catalogue record

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

A B-17 Flying Fortress of the 448th Bomb Group with a B-24 Liberator in the snow. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Seething 4 March 1944.'

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Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

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
08 September 2014 15:27:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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