Leon L DelGrande

Military

Object Number - UPL 15661 - Turnip Termite, B24H 41-29418: Original noseart by Clayton Hutsell 486th BG 835th SQ 8thAAF. The aircraft was transferred from the 486th to the 44th...

Joined Sqd 3/14/44. Ship exploded 4/21/44. Trans/93 BG 5/31/44. Completed tour 11/10/44. Pilot: Havens.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
The insignia of the 93rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Turnip Termite, Pappy's Chillun
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 486th Bomb Group 68th Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date4 Apr 2020 19:25:12
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a connection to A/C #41-29418 listed on the plaque photo attached to the pilot Forrest Havens.

Date15 Jan 2016 06:35:33
Contributorddelgrande
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Updated by his son, David Del Grande

Date1 May 2015 15:47:04
Contributorusxpat
Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:32
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Webb Todd

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