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"Bombs, dropped by Consolidated B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group, descend on Enemy installations at Calais, France. 5 June 1944."

- RT coded Ford-built B-24H-1-FO Liberator 42-7609 named "Lazy Lou" from the 706th BS, 446th BG, 8th AF.
- HN codes on lower B-24's denote 705BS, 446BG.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron
  • 706th Bomb Squadron



Date Contributor Update
17 June 2018 16:20:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations