B-24H Liberator (serial number 42-95199) of the 93rd Bomb Group.
For most of the time (May 1944 to January 1945), The LATRINE RUMOR was a G-H lead aircraft in 329th Bomb Squadron (RE-J). Transferred to 409th Bomb Squadron (YM-J), 11/12 January 1945.
Returned to Zone of Interior (RZI) 26 May 1945.
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot, Bomber Pilot, Fighter Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
Edward Appel was one of the few Pilots who completed tours both in a Bomber Group (30 missions) and as a fighter pilot (17 missions) in the European Theater of Operations (ETO). His bomber was the B-24 Liberator the Latrine Rumor, B-24 (Number 42...