NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

ARIES

B

-

24

H

-

15

-

FO

42-52693

8

486

834

2S

O

01-1

 C. SIMONSEN / M. BROWN

"Color Image" - Shown with Corporal Phillip S. Brinkman "Artist" - "Zodiac Theme" Sign #1 (March 21-April 19)

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Transferred 1 Jul 44 to 833rd BS (4N V). After leaving 486th BG in Jul 44, was in storage at a depot and was not received by 492nd BG at Harrington until between 7 & 23 Dec 44. Never flew in 492nd BG as a Carpetbagger. Remained a bomber (even after being painted black) and flew on all ten of the Group's special bombing missions. Also, by the time it was flown back to ZI in Jul 45, it had been transferred to 856th BS and its RCL had been changed from H to R.

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