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Airmen of the 44th Bomb Group take a break and enjoy coffee, served up by women of the American Red Cross from their Clubmobile refreshment bus. Image via Colonel William R Cameron.

IWM catalogue record

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

Personnel of the 44th Bomb Group enjoy coffee, from a refreshment bus, during a break. Image via Colonel William R Cameron.

Connections

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • American Red Cross

People

  • William Cameron

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator #41-24229. ...

Locations

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2018 12:21:59 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

'American Red Cross Clubmobile' is written on the front of the bus.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:17:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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