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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The assembly ship of the 466th Bomb Group, a B-24 Liberator (T9-Q, serial number 42-4109WW) formerly attached to the 784th Bomb Squadron. Handwritten caption on image: ""Q" Queen - Forming Ship."

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24109 Ready & Willing/Silver Streak

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti Mission with the 93rd BG, pilot John R Roche, returned safely to Libya. Returned to ETO. Assigned to the 466th BG to serve as their Assembly Ship.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2015 00:09:21 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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