42-50528 (825th BS, 484th BG, 15th AF, based at Torretto airfield, Foggia, Italy) Shot down Feb 21, 1945 by AAA and crashed near Pecs, Hungary while on mission to marshalling yards at Vienna, Austria. All 11 crew bailed out, one died of his wounds, one became POW, 9 believed landed in friendly territory and returned. MACR 12455
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The 484th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was constituted on 14 September 1943 as a Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group and activated on 20 September at Harvard Army Air Field, Nebraska. Its original squadrons were the newly activated 824th,...
Established in late 1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron; trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in April 1944, being assigned to Fifteenth Air Force in Southern Italy.