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2nd Lt Patrick J Foy's crew pose below the nose art of a B-24 Liberator 42-52508 "Libra" of the 486th Bomb Group.

Connections

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 834th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Phillip Brinkman

    Military | Corporal | Draftsman
    Assigned to 834BS, 486BG, 8AF USAAF as 'Draftsman' as the aircorp had no definition for an artist !! Notable nose art artist. Bio: - http://www.philbrinkman.com/phil-brinkman-biography.htm

  • Patrick Foy

    Military

Aircraft

  • 42-52508 'Libra'

    B-24 Liberator
    Originally assigned to the 486th BG. Transferred from 834th BS to 833rd BS to become 4N-S at the beginning of July 1944. Transferred to the 857th BS, 492nd BG where it was still on inventory records in July of 1945.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2015 09:37:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.486th.org

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