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

Captain Edward F Wilson (centre) and two fellow airmen of the 491st Bomb Group with the nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-50754) nicknamed "Urgin Virgin". Image via Edward F Wilson. Written on slide casing: 'T8-O, 42-50754. Ed Wilson centre.'

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  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

People

  • Edward Wilson

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Edward Wilson served as a pilot with the 491st Bomb Group flying B-24s on bombing missions out of North Pickenham, England. He took quite a few colour photographs of Liberators, both on base and in the air. He later shared slide copies with aviation...

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:37:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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