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  B24J-160-CO "Bob's Hope" Serial Number 44-40395  
USAAF
43rd BG
64th BS

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated. Flown by Dick A. Hill from the factory. Nicknamed "Bob's Hope" painted in cursive. Nose art showed an Indian riding a bomb looking though a periscope overtop a star on a circular background. Christened by entertainer Bob Hope.

Assigned to the 43rd Bombardment Group, 64th Bombardment Squadron.

Wartime History
On July 13, 1945 badly shot up and damaged.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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