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42-51255 "255" 6X P- Aircraft Harold W. Burdekin was piloting in this photo. Crash landed at North Pickenham 11 NOV 1944 with another crew.



  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb 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...

  • 854th Bomb Squadron


  • Harold Burdekin

    Military | Captain | B-24J Liberator Pilot, Lead Pilot & Flight Instructor
    An aviation cadet in 1942 Burdekin was first assigned to Instructor School at Maxwell Field Alabama. He later formed up with his B-24 crew and was to fly on 33 combat missions with them; 10 as lead crew. He afterwards was briefly an airline pilot then...



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03 April 2016 04:09:11 Cebby Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

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