IWM catalogue record
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Ground personnel of the 448th Bomb Group work to shift mud outside a Nissen Hut used as a parachute and flight equipment shop. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Clearing drainage basins, gutters etc-area immediately adjacent parachute & flight equipment shops.'
The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...