41-23658 - Thar She Blows

Object Number - UPL 55577 - The B-24D, named, Thar She Blows, . B-24- D-CO. In the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 329th Bombardment Squadron. It's RCL was...

The B-24D, 42-23658, was assigned to the 93rd Bomb Group, the 329th Bomb Squadron, in the 8th Air Force at Alconbury, UK. The aircraft, piloted by Maj. William Cowert, sustained battle damage on a mission to Rouen, France, and made a crash landing at Gibralter Farm, Bredhurt, Kent. There we no casualties. 8 Mar 43

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Units served with

The insignia of the 93rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-724148
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

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Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Thar She Blows
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Thar She Blows Again
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Bucket Of Bolts - First Sergeant
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron 330th Bomb Squadron 754th Bomb Squadron

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Date9 Feb 2022 06:50:10
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Best Web - B-24 - 42-40127

Date8 Feb 2022 14:50:55
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23658 - Thar She blows

Date8 Feb 2022 14:48:40
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23658 - Thar She Blows

Date8 Feb 2022 14:07:12
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23658 - Thar She Blows

Date8 Feb 2022 13:37:07
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Details added. - Kickapoo

Date8 Feb 2022 11:21:36
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Added details. - Kickapoo

Date2 Dec 2015 20:19:22
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Lee Cunningham 2-Dec-2015. Added NEW aircraft entry per "Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces", Stan Bishop & John A. Hey, MBE.

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