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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. ...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40290

    B-24 Liberator
    Plane was forced to land in Switzerland on the way back from a bombing mission over Germany. Flak damaged two of the four engines. The crew was interned as POWs.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 August 2020 20:48:53 KD4ITI Created entry with collection, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Dave Wentzel
8th AF Historical Society (Charlotte Chapter)

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