Lady Be Good was an American B-24D Liberator of the United States Army Air Forces, serial number 41-24301, during World War II. Based at Benina Airfield in Soluch (today Suluq), Libya, it crashed in April 1943 returning from a mission and was later discovered in 1959 hundreds of miles into the Sahara with its crew mysteriously missing.
The railway yard and workshops under attack by aircraft of No. 356 (Liberator) Squadron RAF of the Strategic Air Force, Eastern Air Command. Smoke is billowing from fires started in rolling-stock and repair facilities.
General Motors Hydramatic transmission plant just outside of the Willow Run airport - Belleville, Michigan. This plant was once owned by the Ford Motor Company (as was the airport itself) and was where the B-24 Liberator bomber aircraft were mass produced and tested.
Thurleigh (pronounced "THIR-lye") was built for RAF Bomber Command in 1941 by W & C French Ltd. one mile north of the village of Thurleigh on farmland between the farms of Buryfields, Bletsoe Park, Manor, and Whitwickgreen. It was eventually modified to Air Ministry Class A airfield specifications, with three converging runways, extended in 1942 to lengths of 6,000 feet (runway 06-24) and 4,200...
On the 6th of June many of the groups in the Fifteenth Air Force had gone to Ploesti. On the 10th of June, the Air Force resumed its policy of bombing the enemy sources of oil supply. Our mission was against the oil refinery of Porto Marghera, Italy. The 765th Squadron Bombardier, Lt. Murphy, found the target for the other bombardiers who turned in an excellent scor...
The Lieutenant Joseph Patrick Kennedy Junior Memorial Skating Rink was an ice skating rink in the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts. It was named after the late Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., who was killed when his B-24 Liberator exploded during a bombing mission. The facility also doubled as a ice hockey rink for Barnstable High School. The last public skate occurred on March 22, 2009. It was replace...
B-24 Liberator bomber raiding the Japanese airfields at Cape Gloucester, New Britain in preparation of the American invasion, Dec 1943
The Battle of Cape Gloucester was a battle in the Pacific theater of World War II, which took place between late December 1943 and April 1944, on the island of New Britain, part of the Territory of New Guinea.
Home of the 487th Bomb Group (H) from 22. Sep. 1943 to 7. Nov. 1945.
The group flew both the B-24 Liberator and the B-17 Flying Fortress as part of the Eighth Air Force's strategic bombing campaign and began combat in May 1944, bombing airfields in France in preparation for the invasion of Normandy; then pounded coastal defenses, road junctions, bridges and locomotives during th...
1. Spad S-13 (r, s)
2. Boeing Stearman PT-17 (s)
3. North American AT-6D Texan (s)
4. Consolidated B-24M Liberator
5. North American P-51D Mustang (r)
6. Douglas C-47 Skytrain (s)
7. Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
8. Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
9. Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (s)
10. Boeing B-29A Superfortress
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