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Commanding Officers of the 389th Bomb Group. Col. Robert B. Miller, Lt. Col. Alfred V. Walton, and Lt. Col. William L. Burns, with the B-24D Liberator - 42-40746 - Ole Irish

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  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron

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  • 42-40746 Ole Irish

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, 42-40746, Ole Irish, was in the 564th Bomb Squadron, the 389th Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force, at Hethel, Britain. It was deployed (TDY) to Benghazi, Libya, and flew on the Ploesti oil refinery mission. Ole Irish, piloted by Lt...

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