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  B-24D-7-CO "Czech'em / The Falcon" Serial Number 41-23828  
USAAF
5th AF
90th BG
321st BS

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90th BG c1942-43

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 90th Bombardment Group, 321st Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Czech'em" on the left side of the nose with the nose art of a falcon holding a flaming bomb. On the right side of the nose was "The Falcon" with a falcon holding a flaming bomb. Usually piloted by Lt. Henry L. Chovanec.

This B-24 flew bombing missions over New Guinea and the Philippines. During October 1945, flown back to the United States. Ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped.

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January 9, 2018

 

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