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  B-25D "General Custer/Ground Hog/Twenty or Nothing" Serial Number 41-29737  
5th AF
38th BG

Former Assignments
3rd BG
13th BS

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Jack Heyn c1942

Aircraft History
Built by North American. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to the Pacific.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 3rd Bombardment Group, 13th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "General Custer" and later "Ground Hog". This B-25 was field modified with eight 50 caliber machine guns in the nose.

Later, transferred to the 38th Bombardment Group, nicknamed "Twenty or Nothing". In service until at least September 1944. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

Thanks to Edward Rogers for research and analysis

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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