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42-94759 - Consolidated B-24H Liberator

Notes for 42-94759

The Sharon "D" was the personal aircraft of Lt. Col. Leon Vance in the 845th Bombardment Sqn, 8th Air Force based at RAF Halesworth in England.  The aircraft was named after Vance's daughter.  Vance himself was killed when he stayed with his dying aircraft the day before D-Day and allowed the rest of his crew to get out.  He was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Operator: USAAF

Aeroplane photograph example unavailable1944 - Halesworth
Tags: 42-94759, B-24H Liberator, Consolidated, Halesworth, USAAF
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