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Nose Art of 44-40321 "Old Sack"

Connections

Units

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 863rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-40321 Old Sack

    B-24 Liberator
    Original aircraft of the 493rd BG Named by Major Victor Aubry after his wife (nickname) Major Aubry flew 11 of the 17 combat missions completed by "Old Sack" with the 493rd BG

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 May 2022 14:33:15 Darren Jelley Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
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493rd BG Archives

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