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  B-24D-53-CO "Tyrannosaurus Rex"  Serial Number 42-40363  
USAAF
5th AF
90th BG
400th BS

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90th BG c1943

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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 90th Bombardment Group, 400th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Tyrannosaurus Rex " with the nose art of a Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur stepping on a Japanese airplane. This B-24 flew bombing missions over New Guinea and the Philippines. On December 13, 1944 condemned as obsolete and scrapped.

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January 9, 2018

 

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