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  B-24D-15-CO "Mitsu Butcher" Serial Number 41-24045  
USAAF
5th AF
90th BG
320th BS

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90th BG c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego at a cost of $259,276. Delivered to the U. S. Army on October 13, 1942 and flown to Albuquerque, NM on October 20, 1943 and then onward to St. Paul, MN. On November 12, 1942 flown to McClellan Airfield (Sacramento Air Depot). On November 14, 1942 departed overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 90th Bombardment Group, 320th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Mitsu Butcher". This Liberator flew extensive bombing missions over New Guinea.

During June 1945, returned to the United States. Afterwards, scrapped at Stillwater, OK.

References
USAAF Aircraft Status Card B-24D 41-24045
Other sources this B-24 was assigned to the 319th Bomb Squadron.

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January 9, 2018

 

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