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44-41159

B-24 Liberator

B-24J 44-41159 of the 782nd BS, 465th BG, 15th AF was lost 31 January 1945 on a mission to Moosbierbaum, Austria. 2nd Lt John P Frantz & his crew parachuted to become POWs for the duration (MACR 12112).

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Units

  • 456th Bomb Group

    456th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 456th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 14 May 1943. Activated on 1 Jun 1943. Trained with B-24's for duty overseas. Moved to Italy, Dec 1943-Jan 1944. Began combat with Fifteenth AF in Feb 1944, operating chiefly against strategic targets...

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed 3452 Moosbierbaum, Austria 31 January 1945

Lost 31 January 1945 on a mission to Moosbierbaum, Austria. 2nd Lt John P Frantz & his crew parachuted to become POWs for the duration (MACR 12112).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2015 19:39:33 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events and unit associations
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