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The B-24J Liberator - serial number 42-100347 Lil 'Max, from the 446th Bomb Group and the 707th Bomb Group releases bombs over Gotha. 20 February 1944. Aircraft was hit by flak over Hamm, Germany and crashed at Rijswijk Netherlands. 26 Sep 1944. - MACR 9431 Handwritten caption on reverse: '20/2/44, A/C 27616 took photo. 17,000ft, Gotha, [Barred-M] 2100347, Archer.' Second handwritten on reverse: '173/RF. 446BG dropping bombs at 17,000 f.t. over Gotha.' - MACR 9431

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Units

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Lil Max
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 707th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorKickapoo
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Best Web - B-24 - 42-100347 - Lil ' Max - MACR 9431

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorKickapoo
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Best Web - B-24 - 42-100347 - Lil ' Max - MACR 9431

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:08
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection