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Captured Aircraft B-24H-5-FO 42-52106 'Sunshine' 719th BS 449BG April 1944
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Kitsworld Kitsworld  - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet  B-24D Liberator KW172112 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-23781/42-40268 Dopey/Arkansas Traveler - Versions I & II~ Kitsworld - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator
KW172112 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-23781/42-40268 Dopey/Arkansas Traveler - Versions I & II

B 24D-5-CO 41-23781 'Dopey'/'Arkansas Traveler' (version I) 343BS 98BG Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
This is the first 'Dopey' painted by Crew Chief Sgt Amos Nicholson. In April 1943 this airplane was destroyed in the service group area by enemy agents enemy Paratroops American G.I.s who dowsed the aircraft in fuel and then accidentally set it on fire, depending of which source you want to believe.

B-24D-45-CO 42-40268 'Dopey' (version II) 343BS 98BG - Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
This is the second 'Dopey' painted by Crew Chief Sgt Amos Nicholson. It was badly shot up coming away from its target at Catania, Sicily 9 Jun 43 and crash-landed at Malta. She never flew again. Pilot Clarence Gooden flew DOPEY 42-40268 on each of its twelve missions.

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Kitsworld Kitsworld  - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator KW172113 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG 42-40082 Prince Charming  - B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-11921 Doc~ Kitsworld - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator
KW172113 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG 42-40082 Prince Charming - B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-11921 Doc

B-24D-30-CO 42-40082 'Prince Charming' 343BS 98BG Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
Some reports have this aircraft as being shot down whilst returning from the target area on the 1st August 1943 from the low level Ploesti mission, but this is not the case. Prince Charming turned back early over Corfu and did not even reach the target area. The aircraft was shot down over Bulgaria by a ME-109, while helping defend 'The WITCH' (41-11840), crash landing with only the tail gunner surviving.

B-24D 41-11921 'Doc/Northern Star' 343BS 98BG Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
Originally carried the name Northern Star on both sides of the nose. Spring 1943, the name DOC replaced the port side to comply with a "Snow White Squadron" directive.

The ship was operational until 30 Nov 1943.

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Stock code: KW172113

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Kitsworld Kitsworld  - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator KW172114 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-23795 Sneezy - B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-11776 Bashful/Jersey Jackass~ Kitsworld - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator
KW172114 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-23795 Sneezy - B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-11776 Bashful/Jersey Jackass

B-24D-5-CO 41-23795 'Sneezy' 343BS 98BG Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
Equipped with radar and was used in a sea search role early in its career, and may have been operated by other than the 343rd BS. Converted back to a bomber and served in that role with the 343rd from 3 March, 1943 through approximately 30 May 1943 during which time its name was changed to Sneezy in compliance with the Snow White Squadron directive.1 Aug 43 Sneezy had been transferred to the 344th BS and was flown on the low level Ploesti mission by Donald Johnson's crew. It's operational career ended 23 Feb 44.

B-24D 41-11776 'Bashful/Jersey Jackass' 343BS 98BG Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
Lost near the target, Ploesti.

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Kitsworld Kitsworld  - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator KW172115 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 42-40256 Happy - B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-11761 Sleepy/The Squaw~ Kitsworld - 1/72 Scale Decal Sheet B-24D Liberator
KW172115 B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 42-40256 Happy - B 24D 343 BS 98 BG - CO 41-11761 Sleepy/The Squaw

B-24D-40-CO 42-40256 'Happy' 343BS 98BG - Libyan desert 1942 - 1943
This aircraft was only operational from May 25,1943 to June 24,1943 when she was ditched in the Mediterranean. All on board were seen getting out of plane, but never recovered. MACR24 (24 June 1943).
P: Lt. James B. Kendall,
CP: Lt. James H.S. Lynch
N: Lt. William J. Burton
B: Lt. Joseph M. Foley
R/G: T/Sgt. Roy H. Fuller
R: Sgt. Ernesto Montoya,
WG: S/Sgt. Harvey E. Richmond
G: Sgt. Merl E. Yates
G: Sgt. Ernest E. Muse
TG: S/Sgt. Roy W. Plummer

B-24D-CO 41-11761 Sleepy/The Squaw (original) 343BS 98BGLibyan desert 1942 - 1943
One of the Pyramidiers she started life as a ugly duckling that nobody wanted to fly, but by the end of her career shefinished in a blaze of glory! She was flown by Lt. Royden L. Lebrecht, on the Ploesti Raid (operation Tidal Wave 1 August 1943). In 1942-43 she dropped 360,000 LB's of bombs in Africa, Sicily, Greece, Crete and Romania.71 Missions, downed six enemy planes and flew the equivalent of four times around the world. When The Squaw finished combat and was sent home on a war effort tour, the Sleepy nose art was removed and replaced with a large Mediterranean (MTO) map of the combat area depicting it's sorties.

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Stock code: KW172115

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