41-29400 Sagittarius / Sagittarias

Object Number - UPL 13623 - Liberator B-24H-15-CF, 41-29400 2S-H, 'Sagittarius' of the 834th BS, 486th BG, 8th AF.

486th Bomb Group converted to B-17s in 1944; aircraft transferred to Italy 10-Jan-45 and assigned to 15th AF, 449th BG, 716th BS and renamed "Sagittarias"

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 834th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37187863
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: Draftsman
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 834th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-801436
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 834th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 6259611
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner

Places

Aerial photograph of Sudbury airfield looking south west, the bomb dump is to the upper right of the airfield, 29 February 1944. Photograph taken by 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/7PH/GP/LOC188. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Acton

Revisions

Date18 May 2022 12:07:28
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date28 Jan 2021 13:49:49
Date6 Apr 2015 02:46:54
ContributorBill Morris
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum
Combat Squadrons of the Air Force World War II edited by Maurer Maurer via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

Date10 Mar 2015 21:33:06
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date9 Mar 2015 11:33:16
ContributorAl_Skiff

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