IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Personnel of the 387th Bomb Group sit together before the start of a mission. Image via Robert C. Allen. Handwritten caption on reverse: '"Waiting to Start Engines", Sherman on the left'
The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....