IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A bomber crew of the 392nd Bomb Group with their B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51150) nicknamed "I Walk Alone". Image via John B Conrad. A veteran has handwritten on the reverse: 'Left to right (front row): 1st Lt Henry C Bauer, Navigator, 1st Lt Leonard C Waldo, Navigator, Capt Robert B Grettum, Pilot, 1st Lt John B Conrad, Navigator, 1st Lt Michael J Connery, Bombardier. Back Row: S/Sgt JM Hosteau, Tail Gunner, S/Sgt B Long, Waist Gunner, S/Sgt NI Putnam, Waist Gunner, T/Sgt GE West, Radio operator, T/Sgt TF Padden, Engineer. (Lt Harry C Bate, Co-pilot not in picture). January 1945, 392nd Bomb Group 579th Bomb Sqdn. "I Walk Alone" No. 150.'
The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...