NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

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BG

BS

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PHOTO CREDITS

BORSUK'S BITCH

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H

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42-64496

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Port (Left) Side - Shown with Swiss Air Force Markings - Featured in "Strangers in a Strange Land"

Contributor - Pete Johnston 

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Originally in 732nd BS with radio call letter K.
Named BORSUK'S BITCH after transfer from 732nd to 735th Sqn (where the Crew Chief was M/Sgt. Matthew Borsuk) between 20 Feb & 31 Mar 44.
Lost 25 Apr 44 - said to have been hit by flak over Paris and to have gone on to bomb the target but, according to the pilot, whose recollection of the mission is recorded on page 27 of "Strangers in a Strange Land", the circumstances were different. The aircraft landed at Dübendorf, Zürich canton, SWITZERLAND. (The target was in Mannheim) MACR 4304
Subsequently flown bearing Swiss Air Force markings, the first flight taking place on 28 Apr 44.
Flown back to BAD 1, Burtonwood, Lancashire, on 8 Oct 45.

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