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IWM catalogue record

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

A B-24H Liberator (serial number 42-94824) nicknamed "Umbriago" of the 34th Bomb Group at Dunsfold following an engine failure, 3 July 1944. Official caption printed on image: 'I SAD 3 JULY 44 (WPU ENGINE FAILURE, B24 H 42-94824 DUNSFOLD) FA.' First handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24H-20-F0, S/N 42-94824, Umbriago.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: '34 BG 8th Air Force.'



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...


  • 42-94824 Umbriago

    B-24 Liberator
    34th BG overseas movement complement. Project No. 92537


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:34 AAM AAM ingest

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