Brightly colored bomber B-24 “Liberator” on Horsham St. Faith airbase

B-24 Liberator

American bomber B-24D-30-CO “Liberator” at the British airbase Horsham St. Faith in Norfolk County.
B-24 “Liberator” in the photo belongs to the American 458th bomber group.
During the bombing of Europe and Japan, Americans used brightly colored and equipped with additional signal lights B-24 Liberator and B-17 Flying Fortress to facilitate the formation of large bomber formations (assembly ship, Judas goat, Rendezvous or Formation aircraft).


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Location: United Kingdom
Date: 1944

In : 1944

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