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Lucky B-24

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Extracts from 'Lucky B-24' written by Arthur Anthony Two weeks into his eighteenth birthday Arthur volunteered for the RAF. He was accepted for training as a flight mechanic, engines (FME) or airframe (FMA). On October 1st (1941) he joined a group that went to Cardington, Bedfordshire where they were kitted out. They were then sent to Great…

Consolidated B-24M

The -M model was the last production version in the B-24 series. It was essentially an -L model with some additional weight saving…

Consolidated B-24L

The B-24L was modified from the basic B-24J design to try and reduce the overall aircraft weight. The ball turret was replaced by a pair of…

Consolidated B-24J

The B-24J was very similar to the B-24H. Because of shortages of Emerson nose turrets, Consolidated re-engineered the basic Liberator…

Consolidated B-24H

The B-24H was the result of a design effort to improve the defensive firepower of the basic B-24D design. Combat experience showed even the…