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  A-20G-40-DO "Eloise" Serial Number 43-21426 Tail A
USAAF
5th AF
312th BG
387th BS

Former Assignments
417th BG
674th BS

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c1944

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Shipped overseas to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 417th Bombardment Group, 674th Bombardment Squadron, flying combat missions in New Guinea.

During July 1944, assigned to the 312th Bombardment Group, 387th Bombardment Squadron. Tail letter A. Nicknamed "Eloise" with the unit's skull and cross bones marking on the nose. Flew combat missions in New Guinea until September 1944.

Later, assigned to the 8th Service Group, 360th Service Squadron part of the FEAF - CRTC School (Far East Air Force - Combat Replacement Training Center) based at Nadzab Airfield. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped.

References
Rampage of the Roarin' 20s page 93 (photo), 359

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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