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"The Shack" nose art on B-24J-155-CO Liberator 44-40298 of the 754th Bomb Squadron, 458th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 754th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-40298 'The Shack'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 861BS, 493BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 754BS, 458BG, 8AF USAAF.


Date Contributor Update
04 August 2016 18:23:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations