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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.

B-24 Liberator(serial number 42-40246) nicknamed "Thunder Mug" of the 93rd Bomb Group flies in formation en route to the target. Image stamped on reverse: 'Associated Press Photo.' [stamp] Printed caption on reverse: 'LIBERATORS ATTACK HITLERS FORTRESS Associated Press Photo shows: B-24 Liberator bombers of the U.S. 8th Air Force flying towards their targets in enemy-occupied Europe. AKP/SOH 259592 I2843 U' Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Used Sept 44.'



  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:13 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection