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  F-7B Liberator Serial Number 44-41013  
5th AF
6th PRG
20th CMS

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20th CMS c1945

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego as a B-24J-190-CO Liberator. Converted to a F-7B Photographic Reconnaissance Liberator. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to the South-West Pacific Area.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 6th Photographic Reconnaissance Group (PRG), 20th Combat Mapping Squadron (CMS). No known nickname or nose art. The tail had a black eagle insignia and "013" painted in black (the last three digits of the serial number).

During 1945, operated from McGuire Airfield (San Jose) on Mindoro Island. In total, this F-7B flew 103 combat missions photographing enemy targets in the Philippines. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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