IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
The wreck of a B-24 Liberator of the 44th Bomb Group on the back of a truck, after being destroyed by a bomb bay explosion. Image via R Seaver. Written on slide casing: 'What's left behind when a bomb explodes in a packed airplane.'
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...