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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.

B-24 Liberators of the 458th Bomb Group line up for take off at Horsham St Faith. Handwritten caption on reverse: '458 BG Libs waiting to take off on mission. 81781 AC.'

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Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

Locations

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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