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

A medical truck and ground personnel of the 44th Bomb Group on standby as a B-24 Liberator (V, serial number 41-23813) nicknamed "Victory Ship" returns from a mission. Image via Colonel William R Cameron.

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Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    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...

People

  • William Cameron

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 41-24229. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-23813 'Victory Ship'

    B-24 Liberator
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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