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 Lieutenant) November 21, 2016

This B-24 Liberator was forced to land in a sago swamp on October 18, 1943, in Papua New Guinea, after running low on fuel after a bombing mission. The crew evacuated before the pilot and co-pilot landed safely in a swamp. After the crash, a US Army salvage team recovered the four engines,...read more

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On these days, when The 489th Bomb Group has been reactivated during a ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base and will be the first B-1B Lancer Reserve unit in the Air Force, is time to remember Deputy group commander Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance, who was awarded...read more

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Operation Tidal Wave was an air attack by B-24D Liberators on the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24Ds that took part in the raid 167...read more

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Thank you for preserving history for the younger generation to be able to reflect on and see what caliber of men & women we were so blessed with in that era. Oral histories are very important, especially as these WWII vets are no longer young men. This is an outstanding video, God...read more

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On Island Hikers Club's youtube channel, I've found this story about a B-24 crash site. I've tried to found more information and images, but it has been imposible mission. Here leave the story just like they tell us.

In 1943, after taking off from a military Base in Waller Field a B24...read more

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World War 2 era (1939 - 1945) air combat footage compilation film, footage mixed together from WWII documentaries etc. Aerial warfare. - Viewer discretion is advised: United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), German Luftwaffe, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Messerschmitt Bf-109, Republic P-47...read more

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This training film demonstrates specific techniques for landing B-24 Liberators that have sustained a wide variety of damage in differing conditions, including water landings.

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