B-24 Liberators of the 15th Air Force 49th Bomb Wing in by Mike Hill, John R. Beitling

By Mike Hill, John R. Beitling

The 1st in a deliberate sequence that offers the B-24 Liberators utilized by the fifteenth Air strength in international warfare II, famous B-24 historians Robert Beitling and Mike Hill current for the 1st time the biographies of the person B-24s utilized by the 451st, 461st and 484th Bomb teams of the forty ninth Bomb Wing in Italy. As a lot info as is understood concerning the person plane is gifted in biographical shape: serial quantity, nickname, how the plane acquired its nickname, variety of missions, unique airplane for the teams, and the last word destiny of the plane. the quantity can be of curiosity to historians, veterans and people who have an interest within the B-24s that flew within the flak crammed skies of the 3rd Reich.

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Lost altitude and fell behind the formation. Near the Yugoslavian border the #3 engine failed and could not be feathered due to loss of oil pressure. The crew of Maurice Brown bailed out (MACR #10035). 42-78445 TODDLIN TROLLOP (724th #26) Picked up by John Winden and crew at Lincoln, Nebraska, on June 24, 1944. After modifications they departed the USA on July 5, 1944. Arriving at the451ston July 7,1944. The nose art was painted by crewman Frank Peterson. Lost to a direct hit from flak on Mission #108 to Vienna on August 22, 1944.

During ground operations on February 24, 1945, she caught fire and burned at the hard stand. 42-94877 THE JANE LEE 42-95239 APE 58 451 st Bomb Group 42-94877 THE JANE LEE (727th #6) Left the USA on April 4, 1944, arriving to the group that month. Made a crash landing at the base on November I}, 1944, damaging the nose wheel and nose area. S. for repair. THE JANE LEE returned to service on January 1, 1945. The old war horse was lost due to flak on Mission #180 with the crew of Maurice Brown on January 15, 1945 (MACR #11397).

Assigned to the group on October 16, 1944, to replace 44-41152. Made emergency crashlanding at Bari on January 8,1945, returning to the 451st on January 26,1945. Returned to the USA on June 26, 1944. 42-52054 KNOCKERS UP 37 B-24 Liberators of the 15th Air Force/49 th Bomb Wing 42-52045 (726th #36) Left the USA on September 23, 1944. Assigned to the 451st on October 16th to replace 41-28955. Made an emergency landing on an island off Yugoslavia on November 7, 1944, and listed as MIA (MACR 9713).

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