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42-7609

B-24 Liberator

Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Service

Units

  • 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. ...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • 392

    5 June 1944

Places

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA 1944
Delivered Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA 1944
Assigned Bungay NR35, UK 1944

Assigned to 706BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 June 2018 16:40:04 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/49502938
http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou1.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou2.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou3.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou4.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou5.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou6.htm

Date Contributor Update
09 August 2016 00:15:13 wildbi111 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, nicknames and media associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/lazylou2.htm

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