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41-11787

B-24 Liberator

The B-24D, 41-11787, named, Zombie, was in the 415th Bomb Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force, based at Benina Airfield, Benghazi, Libya, North Africa. The plane was shot down by antiaircraft fire and crashed in Sicily, while on a bombing mission over Catania Harbor after being hit by flak. The plane went into a spin and crashed. 11 May 43. 9 Crewmen KIA. - 1 Crewman bailed out, was captured, and became a POW. MACR 15074.

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  • 41-11787 Zombie

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-11787, named, Zombie, was in the 415th Bomb Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force, based at Benina Airfield, Benghazi, Libya, North Africa. The plane was shot down by antiaircraft fire and crashed in Sicily, while on a...

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 415th Bomb Squadron

    415th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator reconnaissance squadron in early 1942. Engaged initially in antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; redesignated as a heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South...

People

  • Marlow Miller

    Military | Flight Officer | Flight Officer/ Co-Pilot | 98th Bomb Group
    Flight Officer Marlow James Miller, Jr. T-000117 ...

Places

  • Benina

    Military site : airfield

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2021 16:20:00 Kickapoo Changes to markings
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Punctuation. - Kickapoo

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14 September 2021 16:18:06 Kickapoo Changes to markings
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Details added. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
14 September 2021 12:29:15 Kickapoo Changes to markings and description
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-11787 - Zombie

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21 July 2021 12:23:26 Kickapoo Changes to markings and description
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-11787 - ZOMBIE

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2021 02:49:15 Kickapoo Changes to description
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MACR 15074.

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2021 01:43:10 Kickapoo Changes to production block number, nicknames, markings, description, aircraft associations and unit associations
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The Great Ground-Air Battle Of 1 August 1943 - James Dugan & Carroll Stewart

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2021 01:12:01 Kickapoo Changes to description
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The Great Ground-Air Battle Of 1 Aug 1943 - James Dugan & Carroll Stewart

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2021 01:10:16 Kickapoo Changes to description, unit associations and place associations
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The Great Ground-Air battle Of 1 August 1943 - James Dugan & Carroll Stewart

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2021 14:32:23 ktm Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, unit associations, person associations and media associations
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