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

A Swedish soldier guards the nose of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-40103) nicknamed "Say When" of the 492nd Bomb Group that has landed near Malmö, Sweden. First handwritten caption on reverse: '440103, Say When, 20/6/44.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'Nose gunner pinned in and believed dead. Was very much alive and bitter cold.' Third handwritten caption on reverse: 'This has Motor products turret?'



  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    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. ...



Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:12 AAM AAM ingest

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