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A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52724) nicknamed "Buzz Job" of the 485th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force in flight over Italy. B-24H-15-FO #42-52574 "Buzz Job" 485th BG - 830th BS - 15th AF

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Units

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 44-41068) of the 485th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force in flight. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Yellow? 44-41068.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
Second World War formation badge for the United States 15th Air Force (United States Army Air Force). The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved by the US Quartermaster General on 19 February 1944. Formation note: the 15th Air Force (US Army Air Force, Fifteenth Air Force) was formed on 1 November 1943 at Tunis in North Africa and moved to Italy on 1 December. The Force was disbanded on 15 September 1945 having participated in twelve campaigns.© IWM (INS 7304)
  • Unit Hierarchy: Headquarters
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation

Aircraft

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-52724) nicknamed "Buzz Job" of the 485th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force in flight over Italy.
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Buzz Job
  • Unit: 485th Bomb Group 830th Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributor466thHistorian
ChangesChanges to caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

"Air Stories - 12th & 15th Air Forces" - Gerard Paloque
page 125

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:12
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection