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B-24 42-95205 'Lonesome Polecat', 566BS, 389BG

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Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

Aircraft

  • 42-95205 'Lonesome Polecat'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Karlsruhe, Germany with Fanelli crew; A/C damaged by flak, one engine feathered and landed in Dubendorf, Switzerland on 5-Sep-44. Crew Interned. 10 x INT

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 18:45:17 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/lonesomepolecat-the-v2-1.htm

Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 18:44:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/lonesomepolecat-the-v2-1.htm

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