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B-24J-90-CO #42-100314 Kay Bar Code: NB-K
44th BG - 67th BS

Connections

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 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...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron
  • 67th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-100314 'Kay Bar'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Wesel with Crandell crew on JAG supply mission. Hit by ground fire, after dropping supplies, crashed into ground. 24-Mar-45 9 x KIA. MACR 13601

Locations

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 July 2016 03:41:57 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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