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42-95063

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 556th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Duane Hall

    Military | Major | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Flew 32 missions in B-24 (The Little Gramper, Jr) . Flew 2 misions on D-Day, w/time out only to eat and refuel-flew from before daylinght until after dark. After combat flew gasoline to 1st and 3rd armies, while assigned toa non-existing Air Transport...

Places

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2018 10:08:10 Lucy May Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/littlegramperjr1.htm

Date Contributor Update
04 February 2018 20:52:56 turbobalt09 Created entry with serial number, aircraft type and nicknames
Sources

Nick Hal, grandson

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