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Consolidated B-24 Liberator  15th Air Force Liberators on the mission to Muhldorf,Germany on March 19,1945.

Previous pinner"Consolidated Liberator Air Force Liberators on the mission to Muhldorf,Germany on March This series of pins are not "Good Memories", but pinned in memory of my husband who was a pilot with the Air Force.

Boeing B-17G-70-BO Flying Fortress, "Button Nose," Serial number 43-37704 of 535th Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group, 1st Air Division, 8th Air Force This aircraft was lost on August 8,1944 during a ground support mission to Cauvicourt,France. She was damaged by AAA and set on fire, crash-landing near the British lines close to Caen. The entire crew returned to base at Ridgewell, England safely the next day. — com Hugo E Pancheri e Thomas E. Barnicle.

The crew of the "Button Nose". This plane went down near Caen, France, on August but the crew successfully bailed out and were quickly back in Allied hands ~

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World War II, US Staff Sergeant Frank T, Lusic, pictured beside bomber (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

US B-17 Bomber Command, October 1942    Photographed for LIFE Magazine.

Bomber Command October 1942 Photographed by Margaret Bourke

Paul Tibbets stands by the Enola Gay in an undisclosed location. The Enola Gay a B-29 was the first plane to drop an atomic bomb. Tibbets, his crew, and the Enola Gay dropped the bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima Aug 6, 1945. Three days later another bigger bomb (Fat Man) was dropped on Nagasaki. The two bombs effectively ended the war in Japan.

The Enola Gay dropped the nucular bomb (Little Boy) on Hiroshima Aug Three days later another bigger bomb (Fat Man) was dropped on Nagasaki.ended the war in Japan.

demons: “ Captain Jack Ilfrey’s nickname was Happy Jack, which is where the name of his P-38J-15-LO Lightning got it’s name “Happy Jack’s Go Buggy” from. Ilfrey was a member of the 79th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group during the Second World War...

demons: “ Captain Jack Ilfrey’s nickname was Happy Jack, which is where the name of his Lightning got it’s name “Happy Jack’s Go Buggy” from. Ilfrey was a member of the Fighter Squadron, Fighter Group during the Second World War.

The Green Hornet, Louie Zamperini's B-24. WWII

The Liberator bomber Green Hornet. The one plane none of the pilots or crew wanted to fly. It went down in the middle of the Pacific Ocean killing all but three men on the plane, Louis, Phil, and Mac.

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Nose Art on a B24 Liberator, c.1945

56th Fighter Group, 62nd Fighter Squadron P-47C. Pilot John Bryant.

Thunderbolt - "Thumbs Up Fighter Group, Fighter Squadron Pilot John Bryant.

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