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41-21851

B-24 Liberator

Query: source for serial number?
Not given in image source (http://b-24.weebly.com/named30-supreme-to-three.html) or B-24 Bestweb (http://www.b24bestweb.com/sweeteloise-v2.htm)

From Joe Baugher's website, it appears 41-21851 is a Vultee BT-13A Valiant:
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1941_3.html

Service

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

People

  • Donald Gedatus

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Radio operator on the "Deany Crew" that flew a B-24 liberator named "Sweet Eloise." That plane was shot at and he was the only one to take a hit, losing an eye and taking lots of shrapnel, which he survived.

  • Delbert Harnish

    Military | Tail Gunner B-24 | 446th Bomb Group

  • Dale Wyatt

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Flew on AC SWEET ELOISE

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 June 2017 13:23:51 Lucy May Changes to description
Sources

http://b-24.weebly.com/named30-supreme-to-three.html
B-24 Bestweb: (http://www.b24bestweb.com/sweeteloise-v2.htm

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2015 22:31:26 Timothy McKeown Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, unit associations and media associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

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