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44-40157

B-24 Liberator

857th Squadron Code: 9H
Tail Code: L- (overlined)
Transferred to the 856th to replace 44-40145 lost 7 Jul 44
856th Squadron Code: 5Z
Tail Code: R
Transferred to 93rd BG, 329th BS, code marking, RE:W
Reassigned to 93rd BG, 328th BS, code marking, GO:L
Returned to USA on 26 May 45

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron
  • 856th Bomb Squadron
  • 857th Bomb Squadron

People

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2019 00:49:55 RayWells Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
12 March 2019 00:49:12 RayWells Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
12 March 2019 00:45:29 RayWells Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://492ndbombgroup.com/cgi-bin/pagepilot.cgi?page=showAircraft&aircra... via Keith Farrell

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