UPL 19185


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Consolidated B-24 42-51493 6X-6 of the 8th AF drops its lethal load on coastal military installations at Royan, France during a raid on 15 April 1945. Note the smoke marker which has just been dropped also. NARA Ref No - 342-FH-3A19154-81186AC


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A Pathfinder B-24 Liberator (V2-P+, serial number 42-51691) of the 491st Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '491 BG supplying troops at Arnhem, Sept 1944.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: 493
  • Unit: 491st Bomb Group 854th Bomb Squadron



Date: 27 Nov 2015 17:42:49
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