FRE 8491


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One of the nose arts by Phil Brinkman, of one of the eleven Zodiac signs, painted on 486th Bomb Group B-24 Liberators. In this photograph is the B-24 Liberator nicknamed "Sagittarias", named after the 'Sagittarius' sign. [See]


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A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 486th Bomb Group 834th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37187863
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: Draftsman


  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Sagittarius / Sagittarias
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 486th Bomb Group 833rd Bomb Squadron 834th Bomb Squadron 716th Bomb Squadron


Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:08
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