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B-24 41-28629 'Blondes Away'. An original Project 92311 aircraft which landed and was interned at Dübendorf, Switzerland 13 Apr 44. Includes 2nd Lt Joe A DeJarnette and his crew GZ13, was probably taken in the U.S. or in South America or Africa en route to England.



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  • 41-28629 Blondes Away

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 733BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 734, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission 13-Apr-44. Last seen 12 miles past IP heading across lake near Friedrickshafen in direction of Switzerland. Oil leak on #4 engine and oxygen...


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10 August 2016 14:55:57 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations