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44th BG bombers in formation on an early wartime mission


March 18, 1943, B-24 #41-237745 is visible, as are Blackjack and SuzyQ

A B-24 of the 44th Bomb Group that landed at Orly, outside France in January 1945, C-47 in background


J-60 CF 44-10548 O+ 66th Jersy Jerrk landed at A-47 Orly, near Paris 16--01-45

Airmen on leave in in Newquay Cornwall


Before raiding sub pens on the Atlantic coast of the continent

Bombs falling from bomb bay of a B-24D


500 lb HT, sky marker, parachute flares are labelled falling from the bomber

English cottage


Exact location unknown - some thought it might be near 100th BG airfield or keeper's cottage at Woodrising

Leon Johnson with airmen by the Duck Pond


Maybe after the 200 Mission Celebration

67th Squadron and sick quarters shown in aerial shot


9 ambulances are visible on sick quarters site - the group of 7 are beside the base morgue - which still stands at Shipdham

"Dumbo" drops bombs


Serial #42-100411E

1943, B-24Ds at Shipdham taxi towards runway


Note: 1) Taken near Butts end of field 2) mud on either side of runway where bombers were easily stuck if they veered off the runway

The Destruction of Germany as Seen on the Trolley Mission, May 1945

Doc_The Destruction of Germany as Seen on the Trolley Mission, May 1945, Cover.jpg

25-page book capturing all the destruction seen while on the Trolley Mission. Click to view PDF.

Sargeant Charles Landles with ammunition strung around his neck


Landles survived Shark crash landing at Woodchurch in #42-7549 on Scarborough crew

Elephant train to mess hall


Bomb trailer hooked to a jeep, was used as base transport

Rescue crew arrives at the crash site of the "Flying Log"


Faced with utter destruction - no survivors