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B24H 42-95234 "Everything's Jake" 788th B.S.
Originally 492nd BG, 859 BS (X4 E+). Flew nine missions before transfer to 467th BG.
Photo Credit: James Mahoney. Courtesy of Brian Mahoney

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Units

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 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. ...

  • 788th Bomb Squadron

    788th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    During early May 1944, General Peck, Commanding general of the 96th CBW, invited Colonel Shower, CO of the 467th BG, Colonel Isbell, CO of the 458th BG, and Colonel Pierce, CO of the 466th BG, to wing HQ at Horsham St. Faith. They were told that one of...

  • 859th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
16 May 2021 19:54:48 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/everythinsjake1.htm. (Info Contributor - Tom Brittan)
http://www.the467tharchive.org (Info Contributor: Andy Wilkinson)

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