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457th Bomb Group Aircraft of the 457th Bomb Group
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Another close up view of 42-97587 Disciplinary Action.
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A close up view of s/n 42-97590, Virgin Mary, about to land.
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A view of lead ship (note radar dome) s/n 42-9795. The plane was transferred in from the 351st Bomb Group on Aug 28th, 1944 and was lost on a mission to Nijmegen on Sept 17th, 1944. One member of the crew evaded but 10 were POW's.
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Plane s/n 42-97701 with bomb bay doors open. This is a lead ship obtained from the 351st Bomb Group. The U has not yet been painted in the triangle on the tail.
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Plane s/n 42-97927, My Mary Myrtle, Just after releasing her bombs. The plane survived the war.
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Three planes of the 457th at the moment of bomb release. The two planes in the foreground are 42-97827, My Mary Myrtle and 44-6167.
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