IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A formation of B-24 Liberators of the 467th Bomb Group fly over the Officers Club at Horsham St. Faith. Image via RM Eselgroth. Written on slide casing: 'B-24 Formation returns to base. 1/45 near officers club, Horsham.
The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...
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Shot down 22 February 1945 in B-24 #4410491 'Iron Duke. ' Prisoner of War (POW).
After the war, Richard Eselgroth shared copies of some of his colour slides with historian Roger Freeman. These images are now part of IWM's Roger Freeman Collection.