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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.

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-28861) nicknamed "Burma Bound" of the 451st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, with a smoking engine as a result of a direct flak hit during a mission over Munich, 1944. Printed caption on reverse: '62011 AC- The number four engine (far left) of BURMA BOUND, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator of the 15th Air Force, was hit by flak as the plane returned from blasting a target at Munich, Germany. It limped homeward on three engines. December 1944. US Air Force Photo.' Handwritten caption on reverse: '#1 smoking, #4 feathered, 451 BG, 727 BS Munich, got home Burma Bound Dec 44.'

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Date Contributor Update
05 November 2016 02:35:47 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations and place associations
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http://15thaf.org/49th_BW/451st_BG/Aircraft/PDFs/451st%20Aircraft.pdf

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:04 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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