Consolidated B-24D-85-CO Liberator #4240664 of 515th Bomb Squadron, 376th Bomb Group “Liberandos”, 9th Air Force "Teggie Ann", former "Honey Chile", taxing on a North African base. The latter is likely Benina, near Benghazi, where the 376th arrived on April 1943, from other Palestinian and North African airfields.
Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...
Not to be mistaken for the B-24D # 41-11613, named, 'Florine JuJu' / '71 Liberandos' / '71 Teggie Ann' / '71 The Blue Streak'. ...
Military site : airfield