41-29517 Pisces

Object Number - UPL 31384 - B-24H 41-29517 'Pisces'. Originally with 834BS, 486BG, 8AF.

Assignments: Originally 8th AF, 486th BG. Transferred on 1 Jul 44 to 834th BS (H8 H). Transferred to 15th AF, 461st BG, 766th BS as #51. (Also reported in 465th BG). Condemned 19 Jun 45.

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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 490th Bomb Group 834th Bomb Squadron 850th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17053033
  • Role/Job: Airplane Armorer-Gunner
  • 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

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
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Cerignola #3

Events

Event Location Date Description

Manufactured

Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA Built at Consolidated.

Assigned

Sudbury CO10, UK Assigned to 834BS, 486BG, 8AF USAAF.

Assigned

90040 Torretta PA, Italy Transferred to 766BS, 461BG, 15AF USAAF.

Other

Written off

1945-06-19

Revisions

Date21 Jan 2018 17:28:41
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date11 Mar 2015 11:45:10
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

Roger Freeman Photo.

Date10 Mar 2015 12:56:57
ContributorAl_Skiff

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