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B-24J-145-CO #44-40124 The Uninvited 491BG 853BS T8-C
Crash landed at Metfield 15 June 1944

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Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

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Missions

  • 414

    15 June 1944

Locations

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

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Date Contributor Update
09 September 2015 03:18:39 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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