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B24H-10- CF 'Sky Wolf' of 455th BG, 15th AF

Purcell Crew #418



  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-29264 Sky Wolf

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned 740BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF. Salvaged 17-Jul-44, after collision with B-24 42-78105 'Heaven Can Wait' on the Hardstand.


Date Contributor Update
29 January 2020 11:48:39 phil marchese Changes to unit associations

B24bestweb see Sky Wolf
B-24H-10-CF 41-29264

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2020 11:46:05 phil marchese Changes to caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

AAM image is the B-24H -CF
Marchese; B-24 ID matrix, 2000
Marchese; B-24 LIBERATOR PMD

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2020 11:09:49 general ira snapsorter Changes to collection and person associations

Removed associated person, not depicted in the image.

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 09:10:09 davidlangstonpurcell Changes to unit associations


Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 00:20:33 davidlangstonpurcell Changes to caption


Date Contributor Update
26 January 2020 19:43:21 davidlangstonpurcell Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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