Airmen of the 44th Bomb Group take a break and enjoy coffee, served up by women of the American Red Cross from their Clubmobile refreshment bus. Image via Colonel William R Cameron.
IWM catalogue record
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Personnel of the 44th Bomb Group enjoy coffee, from a refreshment bus, during a break. Image via Colonel William R Cameron.
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...
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Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator #41-24229.
Military site : airfield
Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...