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42-50773

B-24 Liberator

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Returned to the Zone of the Interior, arriving at the Albuquerque New Mexico storage center 24-Sep-45, where it was later scrapped.

Service

Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • 847

    25 February 1945
    "The Aerial Sledgehammer fashioned by bombers of the 8th and 15th Air Forces and the RAF fell on German communications and fuel supplies for the forth day in a row yesterday as 1,150 Fortresses and Liberators of the 8th hit railyards, airfields, an oil...

Places

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Willow Run, Ypsilanti Charter Twp, MI 48198, USA 1944

Built at Ford for Consolidated.

Delivered Michigan, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAAF.

Assigned Bungay NR35, UK 1944

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Returned ZI Albuquerque, NM, USA September 1945 – 24 September 1945

Returned to ZI, arriving at the Albuquerque NM storage center 24-Sep-45, where it was later scrapped.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 August 2016 09:39:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

www.fold3.com
http://www.b24bestweb.com/queenie-v1-2.htm

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