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B-24D-15-CF #42-63971 "Helen Hywater" Code: W
44th BG - 68th BS - 8th AF
photo taken after a/c crash landed near Trollhattan, Sweden 18 November 1943

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Units

  • 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. ...

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    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...

  • 68th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 April 2020 17:08:55 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.forcedlandingcollection.se/USAAFe/USAAF010-431118-helenhywat...

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