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B24D - "Malicious" - 41-11603 - in the 9th AF - the 376th Bomb Group - and the 513th Bomb Squadron - Starboard /Right Side : HALPRO #22 radio call letter, RCL, on it's nose was changed to, 46, after being transferred from the HALPRO GROUP to the 376th Bomb Group - 1943

Aircraft was lost, 31 Jan 43, ITA. Pilot John M. Toomey (KIA). MACR 3304. - 515th Bomb Squadron. JAMES BRITT

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Units

  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 513th Bomb Squadron
  • Halverson Detachment

    Halverson Detachment

    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. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-11603 Malicious

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator bomber, 41-11603, MALICIOUS, was one of 23 B-24 Liberators assigned to the Halverson Detachment (HALPRO), which departed the U.S. in May, 1942, to join the 10th Air Force in the China, Burma, India (CBI) Theatre of operations. The...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2021 04:23:52 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Letters and punctuation for clarity - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2021 08:50:18 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Personal Archives - John S Young Jr

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2021 10:33:36 Kickapoo Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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www.b24bestweb.com/malicious3.htm

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2021 10:30:16 Kickapoo Created entry with collection and caption
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James Britt - www.b24bestweb.com/malicious3.htm

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