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Crew of the 93rd Bomb Group in front of B-24 42-40985 'Georgia Peach'. Durward Headley, navigator, is kneeling in the middle of the front row.

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  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Durward Headley

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator
    Durward Headley served as a navigator with the 93rd Bomb Group, flying missions from England and North Africa. One of the B-24s he flew in was called 'Georgia Peach'. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-40985 Georgia Peach

    B-24 Liberator
    Modified to Carpetbagger configuration in Mar/Apr 44 and assigned to 8th Air Force's 801(P) Bomb Group, 406th Bomb Squadron with call letter C, which, in August 1944, became 8th Air Force's 492th Bomb Group, 858th Bomb Squadron, C.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2017 13:27:01 Lucy May Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

Shared with the American Air Museum by Durward Headley's granddaughter, Heidi Buresh.

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