IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A B-24 Liberator (WQ-R, serial number 41-29156) nicknamed "V Packet" of the 44th Bomb Group, flies above the clouds during a mission to Munster, 22 December 1943. caption on image: "Blind Bombing Methods Necessary At - Munster." Printed caption on reverse: 'Blind bombing methods necessary at Munster, Germany. Consolidated B-24 in upper right hand corner of picture Dec 22. 1943. U.S. Air Force Photo' Handwritten caption on reverse: '155/RF WD157 44 B.G B-24 Bombing Munster The Complete Cloud Cover 12/22/43.'
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...