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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 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...

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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