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

Charles E Jackson, third from the left, top row, and his comrades of the 467th Bomb Group at Rackheath. Image via Jackson's son. Handwritten caption on reverse: ‘Daddy and a bunch of “Sloppy Joes.”’



  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...



  • Rackheath

    Military site : airfield
    First allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in August 1942, Rackheath was then earmarked as a fighter base but, because of delay in construction, was never used as such. Built during 1943, the station had three concrete runways, 50 loop...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:49 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection