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42-78105

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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  • 41-29264 Sky Wolf

    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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Units

  • 742nd Bomb Squadron
  • 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...

  • 741st Bomb Squadron

    741st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment unit in mid-1943; assigned to II Bomber Command for training. Primarily trained in New Mexico and Utah received deployment orders for the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in November 1943....

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Date Contributor Update
26 January 2020 16:41:01 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, aircraft associations, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/heavencanwait-v5-1.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/heavencanwait-v5-2.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/heavencanwait-v5-3.htm
http://www.b24bestweb.com/heavencanwait-v5-4.htm

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