FRE 9293

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The damaged nose turret of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-73509) nicknamed "Available Jones" of the 445th Bomb Group. Printed caption on reverse: '26468 AC- (8th AF England) Noste Turret (?) position of Consolidated B-24 damaged.'

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Units

A pathfinder B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-51681) of the 453rd Bomb Group flies in formation with a fellow Liberator of the 453rd and and a pathfinder Liberator of the 445th Bomb Group. Image via Alan Rowsell.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Available Jones
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 701st Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorEmily
Sources

Removed amendment to caption claiming aircraft had no nickname as per image of the nose art of 'Available Jones' on this air frame at B-24 best web

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorLibfan
Sources

Bob Livingstone research

Date: 2 Feb 2015 10:00:11
ContributorAAM
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection