41-29559 Belchin Bessie

A battle-damaged B-24H Liberator (serial number 41-29559) of the 34th Bomb Group at Chilbolton. Official caption on front: "ISAD 10 June 1944 (1479) (WPU Battle Damage, B-24H 41-29559 - Chilbolton) RZ." Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Prob 93rd Combat Wing.'

Object Number - FRE 3405 - A battle-damaged B-24H Liberator (serial number 41-29559) of the 34th Bomb Group at Chilbolton. Official caption on front: "ISAD 10 June 1944 (1479)...

Assigned to 7BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. Crashed 11-Aug-44 on take-off from Mendlesham with Lt Shelby T Alexander and was salvaged.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 34th Bomb Group
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 7th Bomb Squadron, 34th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-726544
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 34th Bomb Group 7th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17050426
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Gunner

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Mendlesham 11 August 1944 Crashed 11-Aug-44 on take-off from Mendlesham with Lt Shelby T Alexander written off.

Assigned

Mendlesham Assigned to 7BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF.

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