NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

STAR DUST

B

-

24

H

-

10

-

FO

42-52188

15

449

718

~

30

02-5

O. M. COFFEE

Starboard (Right) Side - "Tail Shot" - Transferred from the 454th BG / 737th BS.

Contributor - Mark Coffee
STAR DUST riding high over the Adriatic, proceeding to the target (Latisana, Italy Rail Road Bridge) 6 Jul 44. (Ball turret still retracted.) Photo taken from left waist gun position of HOPPY (41-28600).
Ship #30 was one of the earliest replacement aircraft for the 449th Bomb Group. After flying many missions into the Summer of 1944, STAR DUST became a "hanger queen" and was used for static ground training.

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