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B-24 Liberator #41-23809 - After returning to England, ' HELLSADROPPN II ' was renamed, 'Painted Virgin' - 'You Cawn't Miss It' - ' CHCKER BOARD '. Was made the lead formation assembly ship, transferred to the 488th Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force. - Formerly : 'HELLSADROPPIN II '



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13 March 2021 01:53:56 Kickapoo Changes to caption and person associations

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15 April 2015 17:44:20 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations