UPL 57465

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B-24-155-CO, 44-40250, 445th BG, 703rd BS, RN-O. Crashed at Tibenham while taking off in very poor weather 19 Dec 1944. The mission was attempted in weather conditions below the normal minimums to aid ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge.

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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
  • Unit: 445th Bomb Group 703rd Bomb Squadron

Locations

Signal Squares on the airfield at Tibenham, B-24 Liberators of the 398th Bomb Group are visible in the background. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Tibenham Signal Squares.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Tivetshall

Revisions

Date: 27 May 2022 18:22:13
ContributorUALDC8
Sources

NARA