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42-3048 "Big Bust" Assigned to the 524th BS Fuselage Code/ Call Sign WA-I This Aircraft arrived overseas ready for duty on 19 March 1943 first assigned to the…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 19 Feb 2014 You

At the time of this photo the crew consisted of: Gordon C Montgomery 1st Lt - Bom Irving Brown T/Sg - RO/Gunner John W Collins 1st Lt - Nav Charles D Rafferty…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 02 Aug 2013 You

At the time of this photo the crew consisted of: Richard L Billings 2nd Lt Bom Lloyd H Galloway S/Sgt BTG Ira L Rhodes 2nd Lt Pilot Shirley M Allen 2nd…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 02 Aug 2013 You

At the time this Photo was taken the crew consisted of: James A Orr Lt Bom Weir J Spangle Jr. Lt Nav Fred C Roberts Lt Pilot Bernard J J Decker S/Sgt RO/Gunner James…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 02 Aug 2013 You

This is the McClain Crew: James A Rainwater 2nd Lt Co-Pilot Harold E McClain Jr. 1st Lt Pilot Edward R Chapman 2nd Lt Bom Alfred E Smith S/ Sgt Togglier Alphonse A …

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 30 Dec 2012 You

Left to right. back row: Staff Sergeants John Eckenrode, OH, Radio Operator and Gunner; George Lalich, NY, Tail Gunner; Wm. M. Hardin, AL, Waist Gunner; Larry L. Buckman, TX,…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 12 Jan 2012 You

Sorry to disagree with anyone but as noted in the Annotation, I think you have this aircraft confused with another aircraft with nose art of a similar name. 44-6111 was assigned…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 26 Dec 2011 You

Close to 400 Airmen flew on the Swamp Fire. If you had a relative assigned to the 379th Bomb Group contact us and see if he or any of his crew ever flew on the Swamp fire. E-mail:…

Memorial Page: Swamp Fire · 31 Aug 2011 You

40 different crews flew "Swamp Fire". Close to 400 Airmen knew this ship and helped create her legacy. One of the fill-in crews was Lt. Donald Day's Crew. On 06 June 1944- Lt.…

Memorial Page: Swamp Fire · 23 Aug 2011 You

Swamp Fire was the first Heavy Bomber to reach 100 missions without an abort. For more info go to :http://sites.google.com/site/swampfiresite/home

Memorial Page: Swamp Fire · 17 Jul 2011 You

This aircraft and her first assigned crew were selected to drop America's first guided bomb on 28 May 1944, known by the code name "Grapefruit Bomb". Sixty aircraft took off…

Memorial Page: Swamp Fire · 17 Jul 2011 You

I looked up the Pilot & Co-Pilots records & since this accident took place on or around 4/30 /1944. I have to believe that this is A/C # 42-107169 since the records show that this…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 24 May 2011 You

I looked up the Pilot & Co-Pilots records & since this accident took place on or around 4/30 /1944. I have to believe that this is A/C # 42-107169 since the records show that this…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 24 May 2011 You

I have found two aircraft with the FO-T Squadron Fuselage Code 42-107169 This one arrived 04/04/1944 & had a Cat. E ground collision with A/C# 43-37622 on 05/08/1944. The other…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 May 2011 You

I have found two aircraft with the FO-T Squadron Fuselage Code 42-107169 - This one arrived 04/04/1944 & had a Cat. E ground collision with A/C# 43-37622 on 05/08/1944. The other…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 May 2011 You

The fact that Swamp Fire reached over 100 missions without an abort is not just a tribute to all the combat crews but it is especially a statement on the skills, adaptability and…

Memorial Page: Swamp Fire · 15 Feb 2011 You

For more information on the Swamp Fire and her Ground & Air Combat Crews go to Swamp Fire Website: http://sites.google.com/site/swampfiresite/home

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 12 Nov 2010 You

For more information on the Swamp Fire and her Ground & Air Combat Crews go to Swamp Fire Website: http://sites.google.com/site/swampfiresite/home

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 3 · 12 Nov 2010 You

That Pilot is Ken Duvall and this is his crew. They were in the 524th Bomber Squadron of the 379th.

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 29 Mar 2010 You