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"A Consolidated B-24 Liberator of the 15th AAF flies over smoke from bombs that struck at enemy gun positions in the Sete area of Southern France, attacked by heavy bombers on Aug 12 1944. Direct hits were scored on targets."
B-24J 44-41159 of the 782nd Bomb Sq, 465th BG was lost 31 January 1945 on a mission to Moosbierbaum, Austria. 2nd Lt John P Frantz & his crew parachuted to become POWs for the duration (MACR 12112).
NARA Ref - 342-FH-3A19222-59849AC

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Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


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

  • 465th Bomb Group

    465th Bomb Group

    Group
    It was constituted as the 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 May 1943 ...

  • 782nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-41159

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24J 44-41159 of the 782nd BS, 465th BG, 15th AF was lost 31 January 1945 on a mission to Moosbierbaum, Austria. 2nd Lt John P Frantz & his crew parachuted to become POWs for the duration (MACR 12112).

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Date Contributor Update
28 November 2015 19:50:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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