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B-24J 42-99759 'Cherokee' #56 766BS, 461BG, 15AF.

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Units

  • 461st Bomb Group

    461st Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted in May 1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group and activated on 1 July at Wendover Field, Utah.[1] It trained under II Bomber Command at several airfields in Utah, Idaho, and California, with group elements undergoing...

  • 766th Bomb Squadron

    766th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established in mid-1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron; trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in February 1944, being assigned to Fifteenth Air Force in Southern Italy. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-99759 Cherokee

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 766BS, 461BG, 15AF USAAF. Transferred from 766th BS to 764th BS. Returned to 766th BS. Written off after belly landing returning from Vienna raid. Pilot Jay Garner. Nixon crew. 10 x RTD.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2020 22:24:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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