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B-24H-25 FO 42-95102 Spirit of Notre Dame

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Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 734th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95102 Spirit of Notre Dame

    B-24 Liberator
    Involved in a mid-air collision on 9 February 1945 (on return) with 42-50703 THE WORRY BIRD which crashed and burned. Repaired at Snetterton Heath. Flew 93 missions but at least 119 mission symbols (bombs) were displayed. Transferred to 448th BG after...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2015 13:58:46 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com
http://www.oldbuck.com/media/32481/Aircraft-of-the-453rd.pdf

Date Contributor Update
18 May 2015 13:58:45 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com
http://www.oldbuck.com/media/32481/Aircraft-of-the-453rd.pdf

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