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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 insignia of the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group.

Connections

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • William Yeager

    Military | Major | Pilot; Commanding Officer
    William Yeager was taken as a Prisoner of War (POW) while on TDY to 9th Air Force for Ploesti raid (Operation 'Tidal Wave') on 1 August 1943 in B-24 'Boomerang' #42-40115. He was the Command Pilot. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:34:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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