IWM catalogue record
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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-40202) nicknamed "Carousin' Cock"of the 491st Bomb Group flies with fellow Liberators during a mission. Photographed from the cockpit of another B-24. Image via Edward F Wilson Written on slide casing: '6X:S, T8:-A, Carousin' Cock, T8:P.'
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...
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...