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B-24 41-29122 with its propeller and engine damaged on mission on 24 December 1943.

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Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lewis Johnson

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose gunner, armorer.
    Lewis Johnson served as a nose gunner and armorer for the 445th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Tibenham, England.

  • Norris Winn

    Military | First Lieutenant | Assistant Squadron Engineer Officer
    Norris L. Winn served as a Assistant Squadron Engineer Officer with the 702nd Bomb Squadron of the 445th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Tibenham, England.

Aircraft

  • 41-29122

    B-24 Liberator
    Per records on 445bg.org: Lost propeller on number one engine on mission 12-24-1943. Emergency landing at Tibenham, England. Plane was salvaged 12-25-1943. Account of nose gunner Lewis C Johnson, also stated that when the prop came off it damaged...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2017 16:31:41 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

Added caption following correspondence with Eric Larsen.

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2017 20:17:42 ericdowneast Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Sgt. Lewis C Johnson family

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2017 20:02:31 ericdowneast Created entry with caption
Sources

Sgt. Lewis C Johnson family

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