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IWM catalogue record

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A crashed B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-7759) nicknamed "Little Butch" of the 451st Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. Composite image.

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Units

People

  • Thomas Turbaville

    Military | Sergeant | Flight engineer
    Thomas Turbaville served as a flight engineer on B-24 Liberators, nicknamed 'Little Butch' and 'Little Butch II'. He documented 'Little Butch''s demise as a landing gear malfunction, hence 'Little Butch II'.

Aircraft

  • 42-7759 Little Butch

    B-24 Liberator
    Salvaged following the take-off accident in Castelluccio, Italy - 17 May 44.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2016 02:22:56 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://15thaf.org/49th_BW/451st_BG/Aircraft/PDFs/451st%20Aircraft.pdf

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:14 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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