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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.

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (FL-N, serial number 41-29411) nicknamed "Ridge Runner (Nov Shmoz Kapop)" of the 446th Bomb Group. Image via Albert R Krassman Jr Written on slide casing: 'Ridge Runner.'

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Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

People

  • Albert Krassman

    Military
    Born in Colorado, Krassman enlisted in 1943 and served as ground crew with the 706th Bomb Squadron of the 446th Bomb Group, based at Bungay in Suffolk. He worked as a gunsight, turret and armour mechanic, referring to himself playfully as a ‘bomb...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:32:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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