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B-24G-10-NT #42-78267 "Wolf Den" Code: #72
461st BG - 767th BS - 15th AF



  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 461st Bomb Group

    461st Bomb 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...

  • 767th Bomb Squadron

    767th Bomb 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. ...


  • 42-78267 Wolf Den

    B-24 Liberator
    42-78267 MARY E/WOLF DEN (767th #71) Departed the USA on May 1, 1944, for service in Italy. Listed MIA after Mission #30 to Wiener-Neustadt, Austria, on May 25, 1944. Lost an engine over the target due to flak. William Diggs and crew failed to return...



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10 October 2020 20:59:44 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations