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

A memorial for the 492nd Bomb Group, at Duerne. Image via S Blandin. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Main Carpetbagger Memorial At Duerne (Rhone) 23 June, 1991. In memory of Lt Norton's crew.'



  • 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers

    492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers

    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:57 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection