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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-28853) of the 465th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force explodes in mid-air over Blechammer as a result of a direct flak hit. 20 November 1944.

IWM catalogue record

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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-28853) of the 456th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force explodes in mid-air over Blechammer as a result of a direct flak hit. 20 November 1944.

Connections

Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 465th Bomb Group

    465th Bomb Group

    Group
    It was constituted as the 465th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 May 1943 ...

People

  • Clarence Lokker

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander - Command Pilot
    Clarence Jack Lokker has answered that last call, and now stands on the “Plains of Valhalla” with others of that “long gray line” who await us all. ...

Aircraft

Locations

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 01:10:52 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/853-2.htm

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2016 23:40:33 466thHistorian Changes to caption
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/853-2.htm

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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