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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

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.'

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Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

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Aircraft

  • 44-40268 Kentucky Belle

    B-24 Liberator
    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.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 July 2015 12:31:56 jrugman Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Page 28, The Mighty Eighth in Color, Roger Freeman

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:32:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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