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B-24H-25-DT #41-51121 "Niagara Special"
392nd BG - 578th BS
Previously flew with the 492nd BG - 857th BS
Shot down on 16 Jan 1945
The men are unidentified

Connections

Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group to be given B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 model that was fitted with a nose turret on the production line, an adaptation...

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 578th Bomb Squadron
  • 857th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Locations

  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2019 02:07:36 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

corrected location

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2019 01:46:29 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://492ndbombgroup.com/cgi-bin/pagepilot.cgi?page=showAircraft&aircra...

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