UPL 13529

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Original aircraft in 8 491 853 (T8 bar J) transferred to 852 (3Q R) then transferred 22 Aug 44 to 8 44 66 (QK M+) and RZI 31 May 45.

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Units

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-110161) nicknamed "Jail Bait" of the 853rd Bomb Squadron, 491st Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'QK-M,[sic] 2110161, 44BG..' Second Handwritten caption on reverse: '491st B.G., 8th Air Force.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Jail Bait
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 853rd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 5 Mar 2015 18:09:46
ContributorTimothy McKeown