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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 battle-damaged B-24H Liberator (serial number 41-28813) of the 487th Bomb Group that landed near Boreham airfield on the 10 May 1944. Official caption on image: "ISAD - 10 May 44 - 1625 (WPU, Battle Damage, B-24H, 41-28813, Borham[sic]) F.A." Handwritten caption on reverse: '487th B.G., 8th Air Force.'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 487th Bomb Group

    487th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...

Locations

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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