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Ford-built B-24J-5-FO Liberator 42-50773 "Queenie" JU-Q, 707th Bomb Squadron, 446th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force on the bomb run over Aschaffenburg, Germany on 25-Feb-45.



  • 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. ...

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-50773 'Queenie'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Returned to the Zone of the Interior, arriving at the Albuquerque New Mexico storage center 24-Sep-45, where it was later scrapped.


  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...


Date Contributor Update
04 August 2016 09:42:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations