IWM catalogue record
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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.'
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...