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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-60725), formerly of the 459th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force at the aircraft boneyard in Kingman, Arizona.
Photographed by William T Larkins in February 1947.

(added caption) B-24M-10-FO #44-50725 459th BG - 759th BS - 15th AF Code: 9W

note: 44-60725 is not a B-24 serial #

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-60725), formerly of the 459th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force at the aircraft boneyard in Kingman, Arizona.

Connections

Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 459th Bomb Group

    459th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 459th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 May 1943. Activated on 1 July 1943. Trained for combat with B-24's. ...

  • 759th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 November 2016 15:44:52 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

Photographer identified by John C Szabo of http://www.depot41.com/ who has known Larkins personally for over 35 years.

Date Contributor Update
11 November 2016 01:14:57 466thHistorian Changes to caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b24_22.html

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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