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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 battle scarred tail of a B-24 Liberator (RT-R, serial number 41-29177) nicknamed "Ginger" of the 446th Bomb Group. Image via Albert R Krassman Jr Written on slide casing: 'Ginger.'

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Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

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Aircraft

  • 41-29177 Ginger

    B-24 Liberator
    Hit by by AA over Ludwigshafen, Germany 26 August 1944, MACR 8471, managed to stay airborne until Saarbrücken, Germany where after coming under further AA fire, was abandoned by its crew and crashed near Schoeneck, France. The SS executed four of the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:32:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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