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"A formation of Consolidated B-24 Liberators roars over a blanket of clouds en route to their target somewhere in Europe. 2nd Bomb Division, 24 November 1944."

- 489BG aircraft.



  • 2nd Bomb Division

    2nd Bomb Division

    The groups under the command of the 2nd Bomb Wing came under the command of the 2nd Bomb Division in August 1943. In December 1944, the Division was redesginated the 2nd Air Division.

  • 489th Bomb Group

    489th Bomb Group

    The 489th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Halesworth, Suffolk, for several months from May 1944 until later in the year. The Group flew tactical missions in support of ground forces in northern France. It was in this tactical role that the crews...


Date Contributor Update
15 April 2018 16:25:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and unit associations