41-29483 Rough Riders

Crashed on landing 21 June 1944

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51681) of the 453rd Bomb Group flies in formation with a fellow Liberator of the 453rd and and a pathfinder Liberator of the 445th Bomb Group. Image via Alan Rowsell.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 838th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 838th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 838th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 838th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 838th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Rough Riders
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 701st Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date9 Nov 2019 20:55:28
ContributorUALDC8
Sources

445th Bomb Group Website

Date9 Nov 2019 20:54:00
ContributorUALDC8
Sources

445th Bomb Group Website

Date9 Nov 2019 20:50:31
ContributorUALDC8
Sources

445th Bomb Group Website

Date10 May 2015 17:10:14
ContributorBill Morris
Sources

www.aviationarchaeology.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum
B-24 Nose Art Name Directory by Wallace R. Forman via Fort Worth Aviation Museum