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B-24 Liberator

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...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Peter Bove

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    34 missions AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Vincent Cahill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    33 missions Air Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM 4BS/ WWIIVM

  • Willis Greaser

    Military | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    33 missions. American Campaign Medal/ WW II Victory Medal/ European Campaign Medal

  • David LePitre

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    David LePitre completed 9 missions as navigator as part of Blonde Bombshell crew. ...

  • Anthony Mascaro

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    32 combat missions AM 4Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM 4BS/ WWIIVM

  • Clyde McCool

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner, Left Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    32 missions 1942 - 1945. Re-called in 1950 and discharged in 1954 as M/Sergeant. ...

  • William Perkins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    27 missions, Crew R68 AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster; ACM; EAMECM; WWIIVM

  • Wallace Rinehart

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    28 missions AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM/ WWIIVM

  • Mark Skinner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Albert Toole

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    31 missions AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ACM/ EAMECM/ WWIIVM

Places

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 09:44:48 johndanger Changes to person associations
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mccool

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2015 02:56:00 johndanger Changes to aircraft type, nicknames and person associations
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McCool estate

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 02:53:28 Timothy McKeown Changes to media associations
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http://www.b24bestweb.com/isthistripnecessary-v2.htm

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 02:49:06 Timothy McKeown Changes to unit associations, person associations and place associations
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http://www.b24bestweb.com/isthistripnecessary-v2.htm

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 02:46:46 Timothy McKeown Created entry with serial number, manufacturer, nicknames and markings
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/isthistripnecessary-v2.htm

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