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Head Wind Herky was a B-24H-20 CF, 42-50319, squadron ID: WV-Z, assigned to the 702nd Bomb Squadron, 445th Bomb Group. She flew 73 missions with the 445th before returning to the ZI on 20 May 45 and salvaged 29 Oct 45 in Altus, Oklahoma.

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  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

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    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 702nd Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
09 May 2015 01:10:52 B24Mike Changes to caption
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Aircraft Record card and mission load list data from the National Archives.

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2015 19:35:56 B24Mike Changes to collection and caption
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Aircraft Record card and mission load list data from the National Archives.

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2015 19:20:13 B24Mike Created entry with unit associations
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