IWM catalogue record
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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-50757) of the 491st Bomb Group. First handwritten caption on reverse: '855th BS, 491st BG, 18 Sept 1944, Enroute to Holland.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24J-1-FU, serial 42-50757, 491 BG.'
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...