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B-24H, IS-P+, Lucky Lucky (originally Plucky Lucky), From Dad's pictures, 445th BG. Originally thought to be 42-51245 (IS-P+) but later found to be 42-94820 (originally 453rd BG). Some questions remain about when it was in the 445th BG. Later RZI with 466th BG.
(see lengthy discussion on Facebook 445th Bomb Group Memorial Association).

Connections

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 701st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-51245

    B-24 Liberator
    On March 24, 1945, B-24 #42-51245 of the 445th Bomb Group, 701st Bomb Squadron, went down over Kamanshof, Germany. All of the crew were Killed in Action.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2020 22:30:22 tconrad Changes to caption
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updates from FB 445th Bomb Group Memorial discussions circa 7/15/2020.

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2020 21:08:13 tconrad Changes to unit associations
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update only

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2020 21:07:36 tconrad Changes to caption
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fixed squadron only

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2020 20:45:39 tconrad Changes to caption
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text update only

Date Contributor Update
11 July 2020 19:28:24 tconrad Changes to caption
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updates

Date Contributor Update
10 July 2020 23:12:27 tconrad Created entry with caption and unit associations
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From Dad's pictures

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