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IWM catalogue record

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

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-64438) nicknamed "The Ramblin' Reck" of the 445th Bomb Group. Image via 100th Bomb Group Association.

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Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:32:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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