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B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 461st Bomb Group

    461st Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted in May 1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group and activated on 1 July at Wendover Field, Utah.[1] It trained under II Bomber Command at several airfields in Utah, Idaho, and California, with group elements undergoing...

  • 766th Bomb Squadron

    766th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established in mid-1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron; trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in February 1944, being assigned to Fifteenth Air Force in Southern Italy. ...

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Shot Down 2263 Dürnkrut, Austria 26 June 1944

shot down by flak
Lt. Samuel M. Zive Crew

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2016 21:00:45 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

The Torretta Flyer - Edition #24

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