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Rough Buddy nose art of 707th Bomber Squadron B-24 coded JU*U, s/n 42-95390, destroyed over Schirmeck on September 10, 1944. Note that all crew member names appear on fuselage at their respective position in airplane. Eight mission bombs are painted; Rough Buddy had twenty marks when she was destroyed.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb 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...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-95390 Rough Buddy

    B-24 Liberator
    (Source:, created and maintained by Mr Daniel Carville) "Rough Buddy"'s operational career ended in Alsace (eastern France) on September 10, 1944 while she was flying her 21st mission against Heilbronn marshalling yards (secondary...


  • 619

    10 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
02 May 2018 12:58:25 Nath Noff Changes to unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

Complements to nose art.

Date Contributor Update
02 May 2018 12:52:58 Nath Noff Created entry with collection and caption

B24 Rough Buddy nose art.