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B-24D 'Flame McGoon' - 9th AF - 376th BG - 1943



  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • Halverson Detachment

    Halverson Detachment

    HALPRO or the Halverson Detachement was a group of 23 B-24 Liberators originally destined to join the 10th Air Force in the China, Burma, India Theatre of operations. ...


  • 42-72767 'Flame McGoon'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 42-72767 - Was named 'Flame McGoon'. 'Flame McGoon's first pilot was Lt. Ben Konsynski, and he gave her the name, based on a character in Al Capp's comic strip "Lil Abner." It was part of the 9th Air Force, the 376th Bomb Group, and the...


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25 January 2021 16:56:33 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

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