Personnel of the 96th Bomb Group and the 452nd Bomb Group receive briefing against the wall of a bombed-out railway building in Poltava, Russia during Operation Frantic in summer 1944.
Image via M.L. Gibson. Official caption printed on image: 'USEC, Russia 1944.'
IWM catalogue record
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Personnel of the 96th Bomb Group receive an outdoor briefing in 1944. Image via M.L. Gibson. Official caption printed on image: 'USEC, Russia 1944.'
The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...
The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945.