IWM catalogue record
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Staff-Sergeant Landon Hunt, crew chief of the 446th Bomb Group in the cockpit of a B-24 Liberator (RT-H, serial number 44-40268) nicknamed "Kentucky Belle". Image via Albert R Krassman Jr. Written on slide casing: 'Kentucky Belle, Landon Hunt, Crew Chief, S/Sgt.'
The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew Cheif
The Kentucky Belle was one of the later models of B-24J bombers and was equipped with some of the best technology available to the USAF. While in operation she served in 84 missions, 80 bombing runs and 3 'truckings' or fuel runs and a supply drop.