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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23667) nicknamed "Ball of Fire (Barber Bob)" of the 93rd Bomb Group used as a flight assembly ship. Image via Amos Golisch, 93rd Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'Ball of Fire, Assembly.'



  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:40:35 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection