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B-24 42-51209 "The Wrangler" on Mission to Husum Germany 4 Aug 1944 | by John Funk from Golden Colorado
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B-24 42-51209 "The Wrangler" on Mission to Husum Germany 4 Aug 1944

Lew Funk's mission log states: 8-4-44 Hulsam [Husum]Germany, Oil Stores & A/F A/F Secondary Target 26 Aircrafts, 74.5 Tons Dropped,

 

Results Fair to Good No Aircrafts Lost, No KIA, No WIA Started one good fire Pilot Marks, Ship #851, Time 6:00

 

Primary aircraft is 42-51209 "The Wrangler"

Tail of 42-94811 "Tommy Thumper II" is also visible

 

Online Comments on Flickr:

 

Sheley, D., Online posting, January 2, 2011

"The Wrangler"

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator

s/n 42-51209

4th BS, 34th BG, 8th AF (also spent time with the 7th BS)

 

The name of this target was actually Hulsum and was a German airfield

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