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LORETTA ANN, The

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CF 41-29602 8 490 850 ~   00-1 N/A

Renamed to BLACK ZOMBIE After Transfer to 406th BS - RZI 8 Jul 45

Info Contributor - Tom Ensminger

Mountain Home Airfield, Idaho, Apr 44. Shown with my Father, Sgt Leo Ensminger (Radio Operator/Waist Gunner), standing far left. Transferred to 406th Night Leaflet Squadron (J6 Q) at an indeterminate date.

Info Contributor - Gary Ferrell

Was in the 490th BG in Apr 44 prior to overseas deployment, and after that, went to England. The LORETTA ANN spent three months flying some 30 missions with the 34th BG / 391st BS (I). It's first 34th BG mission was 6 Jun 44 and it continued with the 34th BG until the transition to B-17s in late Aug 44. The only regular crew of this aircraft was a replacement crew, Piloted by Marsden. This crew flew 17 missions in this plane between 20 Jun - 24 Aug 44.

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