NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

ARIES

B

-

24

HNB

-

15

-

FO

42-52693

8

492

857

~

H 01-4

N/A

"Zodiac Theme" Sign #1 (March 21-April 19) - Artist - Phillip S. Brinkman

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

After leaving 486th BG in July 1944, 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. It 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 Squadron and its RCL had been changed from H to R.

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