42-78289 Flak Strainer

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-78289) nicknamed "Flak Strainer" of the 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. First handwritten caption on reverse: 'Flak Strainer '44' 82435/ 484 BG Dijon-Longvic 10/44.' Second handwritten caption on reverse: 'B-24L- -CO. 824 BS, 484 BG Italy 15 AF "44" "Flak Strainer" Oct 1944.'

Object Number - FRE 8763 - A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-78289) nicknamed "Flak Strainer" of the 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. First handwritten caption on reverse:...

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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-78289) nicknamed "Flak Strainer" of the 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. Image via P Gandillet. Handwritten caption on reverse: '42078289 B024L 824 BS- 84 BG 15th AF "Flak Strainer" Dijon-Longvic Oct 1944.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

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Event Location Date Description

Assigned

825th BS, 484th BG, 15th AF.

Revisions

Date24 May 2022 10:24:10
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

Roger Freeman / http://www.b24bestweb.com

Date17 Nov 2016 04:22:32
Contributor466thHistorian
Date11 Mar 2015 14:39:00
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

Roger Freeman / http://www.b24bestweb.com

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