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B-24D - 'IRON ASS' - # 42-40769. Prior to departure from the US for the UK and the 389th BG in June,1943. 'IRON ASS' was shot down over Solingen, Germany. Dec 1,1943



  • 42-40769 'Iron Ass'

    B-24 Liberator
    The crew of the B-24D Liberator bomber, named, 'IRON ASS', with the nose art of a caricature of a kicking mule and its nickname: 'Iron Ass', a wartime expression denoting a hard-nosed commanding officer, left America and flew from The USA to England,...


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19 April 2021 17:54:15 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption and aircraft associations

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