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Port (Left) Side - Walt Disney Character - "Bambi" Named "BOMBI"
Interned 20 Jun 44 Halmstad, SWE - MACR 5925 - Pilot Robert W. Roeder (565th BS) Crew

Info Contributor - Christian Bolgen
One of two B-24s that made emergency landings at Halmstad, Sweden civil airfield.

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
Named by Pilot William H. Wambold (566th BS) who was born in Lakeport, CA. Mount Konocti, a volcano in Lake County, is about 10 miles from Lakeport.
Assignments:
04 Dec 43 - Completed
19 Jan 43 - Arrived over seas
19 Jan 44 - 31 May 44 - Flew 38 combat missions (24 Feb 44 mission to Gotha, & 8 Mar 44 mission to Berlin!)
Jun 44 - Flew an unknown (to me anyway) number of missions
20 Jun 44 - Interned at Halmstad, Sweden

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