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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-78458) of the 454th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force.
B-24G-15-NT #42-78458 no name Code: #46
454th Bomb Group - 737th Bomb Squadron - 15th AF

IWM catalogue record

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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-78458) of the 454th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force.

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  • 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. ...

  • 454th Bomb Group

    454th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted as 454th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 14 May 1943 and activated on 1 June at Davis-Monthan Field, near Tucson, Arizona. Training began immediately on Consolidated B-24 Liberators[2] and the ground cadre was sent on 3 July to...

  • 737th Bomb Squadron

    737th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The squadron was first activated at Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico in mid-1943 as the 737th Bombardment Squadron, one of the four Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment squadrons assigned to the 454th Bombardment Group.[1] The unit...

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Date Contributor Update
07 November 2016 01:18:09 466thHistorian Changes to caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.454thbombgroup.it/TOTAL%20LIST%20DEF1.htm

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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