IWM catalogue record
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The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51105) nicknamed "The Sweetest Rose of Texas" of the 445th Bomb Group. Image via 100th Bomb Group Association. Written on slide casing: '251105, 445?'
"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...
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...