IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23744) nicknamed "Geronimo" of the 328th Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Group that has crash landed at Tafarnoui Airbase (near Oran in Algeria). Printed caption on reverse of print: 'SC 172585 - North Africa. Crack-up of a B-24 Liberator, heavy bomber of the 328th Bomber Squadron. Members of the crew were not injured. The accident was caused by the collapsing of the nose wheel. Tafarnoui Airbase, Oran, Algeria. 14 December 1942.' On reverse: US Army Photograph Copyright [Stamp].
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...