The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
RTD 29 May1944 B-24J 44-40173 'Ernie's Beavers'.
Few 20 missions with the 492nd BG Flew 80+ missions with the 453rd BG Operation Home Run #35 (466th BG) May have been named "Ernie's Beavers" with the 492nd BG, however no photographic proof of this has yet been found.
|Returned (RTD)||Germany||29 May 1944|
|24 May 2017 11:37:23||general ira snapsorter||Changes to biography and unit associations|
Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
|27 September 2014 18:05:34||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 5392 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database