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Kassel

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Highest Group loss in Eighth Air Force history (Extracts from a publication issued by the Kassel Mission Memorial Association) On Wednesday 27th September 1944, thirty seven B-24’s belonging to the 445 BG (based at Tibbenham) were sent on a mission to bomb Kassel. Thirty aircraft were lost on this single mission which is a record loss for any…

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…
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