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

An airman of the 389th Bomb Group with the nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-40506) nicknamed "Fightin' Sam". A B-24 used as a flight assembly ship is in the background on the left.

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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