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Ground crew of the 44th Bomb Group change the engines of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-40071) nicknamed "Margaret Ann II". Image via Colonel William R Cameron. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Second trip to NA 10/43.'
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...
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Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator #41-24229.
B-24 Liberator 42-40071 'Margaret Ann II' 68th BS, 44th BG, 8th AF.