717th Bomb Squadron

Squadron
Personnel of the 15th Air Force with their flak damaged B-24 Liberator. Official caption on image: 'Controls severed by flak burst, B-24 came in on engines only US Air Force Photo.'

Object Number - FRE 4608 - Air Force Photo 56173 AC. Aircraft #43, s/n 44-10570, 449th Bomb Group, 717th Bomb Squadron. Hit by flak on 23 November 1944 mission to Brod,...

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 449th Bomb Group 418th Bomb Squadron 717th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-016639
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer, Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Gidi Gidi Boom Boom
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 717th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Brass Monkey
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 717th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 717th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Shack Happy
  • Unit: 449th Bomb Group 717th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date2 Nov 2016 23:44:47
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

Air Stories - 12th & 15th Air Forces
by Gerard Paloque
page 100

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