Ralph I Leslie

Military
A crashed B-24 Liberator (HP-U_, serial number 42-100146) nicknamed "Mistah Chick" of the 567th Bomb Squadron, 389th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '2100146. Mistah Chick. HP-U_. 389BG, 41 raids.'

Object Number - FRE 7940 - The crashed B-24J Liberator, (HP-U, 42-100146, named, Mistah Chick, of the 567th Bomb Squadron, the 389th Bomb Group in the 8th Air Force in...

Ralph Leslie's B-24 bomber, Mistah Chick, 42-100146, was damaged by flak on a combat mission over Europe and landed in Sweden, where his plane and crew were interned by the Swedes. 6 20 44. INT

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Units served with

The insignia of the 389th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 93rd Bomb Group 330th Bomb Squadron 567th Bomb Squadron 98th Bomb Group 344th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18124310
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Mistah Chick
  • Unit: 389th Bomb Group 567th Bomb Squadron

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Born

St Albany, New York

Revisions

Date18 Jan 2022 07:16:09
ContributorKickapoo
Sources

Spelling, details added. - Kickapoo

Date27 Sep 2014 18:21:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000 /MACR 5924

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