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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.

Ground personnel of the 492nd Bomb Group change the wheel of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-40159) nicknamed "Boulder Buff". Handwritten caption on reverse: '492nd BG 8th Air Force.'

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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