457th Bomb Group More Photos of 44-8557, Unnamed Plane
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Plane s/n 44-8557. This plane was lost on a mission to Freising, Germany on Apr 18th, 1945. This was the last plane of the 457Th Bomb Group to be lost to enemy action in WWII.
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A view of 44-8557 in formation. This was the last plane to be lost in the war from the 457th Bomb Group. It crashed on a mission to Freising on Apr 8th, 1945. One of the crew was killed and nine became POW's.
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This is plane s/n 44-8557. It holds the distiction of being the last plane of the 457th to be lost in WWII. It crashed on a raid to Freising on April 18th, 1945.
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Plane s/n 44-8557. This plane had the dubious distinction of having been the last plane of the 457th Bomb Group to be lost in WWII. The plane was lost on a mission to Freising, Germany on Apr 18th, 1945. One member of the crew was killed and the other nine were POW's. Lt William Thistle was the pilot.
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the Content:  Willard (Hap) Reese (Website Author)
 the Content:  Willard (Hap) Reese (Website Author)