FRE 1853

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The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95167) nicknamed "Never Mrs" of the 453rd Bomb Group. Image via Frank Thomas. Thomas has handwritten on the reverse: '453rd BG, 734th Sqdn, Ford. 69 missions completed s#295167. On # 70 when shot down, still on original engines. John H Wilson M/Sgt- Crew Chief. Assigned crew: 2nd crew that he had been assigned to this plane "Whiteheads Tourists". 1st Lt. Kaylor C. Whitehead - Pilot, 1st Lt. Edward G. Herrman - Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt. Howard A. Middleton - Navigator, 2nd Lt. Charles A. Christburg - Bombardier, T/Sgt. Frank R. Thomas, Jr. - ROM, T/Sgt. Russell L. Harriman - Engineer, S/Sgt. George R. Roby - Nose Gunner, S/Sgt. Martin K. Boone - RW Gunner, S/Sgt. James B. Taylor - LW Gunner S/Sgt. Chaz Bubbo - T Gunner- Sincerly, Frank Thomas.'

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Units

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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Master Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 453rd Bomb Group 734th Bomb Squadron

Locations

Revisions

Date: 8 Sep 2014 15:28:09
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection