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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 nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-94828) nicknamed "You're Safe At Home" of the 490th Bomb Group. This aircraft was later re-assigned to the 445th Bomb Group. Image via Mark Brown, AFA Written on slide casing: 'You're Safe At Home.'

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  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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