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41-29264

B-24 Liberator

Assigned 740BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF. Salvaged 17-Jul-44, after collision with B-24 42-78105 'Heaven Can Wait' on the Hardstand.

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Aircraft

  • 42-78105 Heaven Can Wait

    B-24 Liberator
    Renamed 'Heaven Can Wait' from 'Gremlin's Gripe II' after transferring from 741st BS to 742nd BS. Salvaged 17-Jul-44, after Collision with B-24 41-29264 'Sky Wolf'on the hardstand.

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Units

  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

  • 740th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
26 January 2020 17:01:05 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/skywolf-v1-1.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/skywolf-v1-2.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/skywolf-v1-3.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/skywolf-v1-4.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/skywolf-v1-5.htm

Date Contributor Update
26 January 2020 16:14:11 phil marchese Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and markings
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B24BESTWEB

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