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

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 448th Bomb Group fly in formation during a mission. Printed caption on reverse: 'A formation of Consolidated B-24 "Liberators" of the 2nd Bomb Division, flies over a blanket of clouds enroute to bombs enemy installations somewhere in Europe. 24 November 1944. US Air Force Photo.'



  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:12 AAM AAM ingest

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