A B-24 Liberator of the 491st Bomb Group flies over St Michaels Church at South Elmham near Bungay.
Image via Albert R Krassman Jr.
Written on slide casing: 'St Michaels Rumburch?'
IWM catalogue record
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A B-24 Liberator of the 491st Bomb Group flies over the church at Rumburch. Image via Albert R Krassman Jr. Written on slide casing: 'St Michaels Rumburch?'
The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...
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...