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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A bomber crew, led by Ed O'Neill, of the 493rd Bomb Group and their B-17 Flying Fortress. Image via Ed O'Neill. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Ed O'Neill & Crew ICM A75.'



  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:05 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection