George H Lymburn

German soldiers examine a crashed B-24 Liberator of the 445th Bomb Group, shot down near Berlin. Handwritten caption on reverse: '445 BG, B-24 Shot down over Berlin 3/6/44.'

Object Number - FRE 1724 - B-24J-1-FO #42-7586 "God Bless Our Ship" Code: Q+ 445th BG - 701th BS. This a/c was hit by antiaircraft fire over the Spandau district of Berlin, and...

Made an emergency landing after 8 of the crew bailed out over Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-24H #42-7586 'God Bless Our Ship'. Prisoner of War (POW).



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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



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South Waymouth, Massachusetts 20 October 1923


Date12 Jul 2016 22:36:22
ContributorBruce Lymburn

From Bruce Lymburn

Date12 Jul 2016 22:31:20
ContributorBruce Lymburn

From his son Bruce Lymburn

Date27 Sep 2014 18:10:57

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2960, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces & Page 336 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION by Turner Publishing Company, 1998 edition, D790.A2S45

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