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740th Bomb Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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  • 455th Bomb Group

    455th Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was activated July 1943 with four essentially stand-alone bomb squadrons: 740th, 741st, 742nd, and 743rd. After a somewhat nomadic training regimen with dilapidated equipment, the pieces of the group came together at Langley, VA in October...

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Aircraft

  • 44-50468

    B-24 Liberator

  • 44-41199 Yo-Yo

    B-24 Liberator

  • 41-29264 Sky Wolf

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned 740BS, 455BG, 15AF USAAF. Salvaged 17-Jul-44, after collision with B-24 42-78105 'Heaven Can Wait' on the Hardstand.

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Date Contributor Update
07 November 2016 01:49:55 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types and unit encompassing associations
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/455th_Air_Expeditionary_Wing

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