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Crew member poses by the shark mouth of B-24H 42-52299 "Hard T' Get" 732BS, 453BG, 8AF.



  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

  • 732nd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-52299 "Hard T' Get"

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 732BS, 453BG, 8AF USAAF. Seriously damaged on the 6-Mar-44 mission to Berlin-Genshagen - ran off runway on return. Lost 1-Aug-44 mission to Montereau, France. Went down in the English Channel on return after the crew bailed out and...


  • Old Buckenham

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...


Date Contributor Update
11 August 2016 19:44:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations