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B-24 Liberator #4240172 'Lynn Bari II' participated on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid and returned to Libya. Later lost on the night of 14-15 August 1944 under unknown circumstances in the vicinity of Lyon, France; one crewman survived. MACR 8422.
Named after the singer Lynn Bari who sang the song "At Last" with Ray Eberle in the 1942 movie "Orchestra Wives"...

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron
  • 856th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-40172 'Lynn Bari II'

    B-24 Liberator
    Flown on the August 1, 1943 low-level Ploesti mission returning safely to Libya. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 April 2015 20:56:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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