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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.

The smoking wreckage of an aircraft of the 490th Bomb Group that has crashed near Brome. Handwritten caption on reverse: '29/7/44 Crash Brome, 294955.'

Connections

Units

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

Missions

  • 502

    28 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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