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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.

Personnel of the 491st Bomb Group at a mission briefing. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Final Briefing Rhine Supply Mission 3-24-45. Capt Miskewich facing in cap, think in the jacket in foreground- Reed.'



  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...


  • Michael Miskewich

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel
    Assigned to 855BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. He served in the United States Army/Air Force and attained the rank of Lt. Col., receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was on active duty from 1941 until 1945, and retired from the Air Force Reserve in 1968. ...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:24:54 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection