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B-24 44-40142 'Sknappy' 856th BS, 492nd BG being recovered after nose wheel collapse May-44.

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Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 856th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40142 'Sknappy'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 856BS, 492BG, 8AF USAAF. 8 x missions. Flown to ETO by crew 616 (Kuntz). Failed to Return (FTR) Bechammer with Seitzinger crew 20-Jun-44; fell out of formation after target probably due to flak hit, diverted to and interned at Bulltofta...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2020 17:12:32 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/sknappy1.htm

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