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B-24H-25-FO, 42-95210, 445th BG, 700th BS, "Bugs Bunny", IS-U+. On the hardstand at Tibenham.

Connections

Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-95210 Bugs Bunny

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew 31 missions with the 445th BG. It was heavily damaged on the Kassel Mission, 27 Sep 44, & made a forced landing behind Allied lines, 15 miles east of Brussels, Belgium.

Locations

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 May 2022 18:58:02 UALDC8 Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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