9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

Captain Francis J. Cachat's

416th Photo Collection

Plane Nose Art

 

WWII-Medal

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Nov 22, 1943
B-17
"Irish"
A-20
"Irish"
Apr 10, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9219, 5C-D
"Desperate Ambrose". Lt. "Dave" Andrews purposely ran A/C into the soft dirt to stop it after loosing hydraulics from flak damage.
Mission 10
Apr 28, 1944
A-20G
"Boomerang". 670th Bomb Sq. crew: Sgt. Joseph Swafford, 1Lt Paul Atkinson, SSgt P.F. Glynn
A-20G
"Boomerang"
A-20G, 5C-?
"Pretty Janet"
Apr 28, 1944
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9745, 5H-I
"Sugar Baby"
Jul 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9189, 2A-P
"Winsome Winnie"
A-20J, F6-Q
"Pretty Baby"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J, 5H-?
"Timmy II"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J, 5H-?
"Timmy II"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J, 5H-?
"Timmy II"
Jul 20, 1944
A-20J, 5H-?
"Timmy II"
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9439, F6-J
"Out Hell'n"
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9439, F6-J
"Out Hell'n"
Aug 16, 1944
A-20G-35-DO, 43-9951, 5C-P
"Uncle Bob". Lt. Deman and Lt. Merchant
A-20G-35-DO, 43-9951, 5C-P
"Uncle Bob"
Sep 4, 1944
A-20G-45-DO, 43-21764, 5H-X
"Lady Luck". Lt. Hill
Sep 4, 1944
A-20G-45-DO, 43-21764, 5H-X
"Lady Luck". Lt. Hill
Oct 27, 1944
A-20
"Nino"
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Oct 27, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Oct 27, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9380, F6-N
"Denver Darling". Lt. E. L. Johnson
Nov 1, 1944
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9715, F6-?
"Cille"
A-20G-30-DO, 43-9711, 5C-M
"Moanin' Gus"
Nov 4, 1944
A-20
"Fearless Phos"
A-20
"Heavenly Body". Crew Chief T/Sgt Halle
Nov 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Nov 4, 1944
A-20G-25-DO, 43-9224, F6-E
"Miss Laid", the first A-20 Havoc to complete 100 missions without a failure or abort, was renamed "La France Libre" to participate in a ceremony in Paris honoring the accomplishment.
Jan 23, 1945
A-26B-20-DL, 41-39234, 5C-P
"Baby Alan". Landing accident.
Mission 192
AAR
Jan 23, 1945
A-26B-20-DL, 41-39234, 5C-P
"Baby Alan". Landing accident.
Mission 192
AAR
Feb 23, 1945
A-26B
"Denver Darling"
Mar 20, 1945
A-26B-20-DL, 41-39274, 5H-S
"Sugar Baby"
Mission 244
Mar 20, 1945
A-26B-15-DT, 43-22356, 5C-C
"Buddy"
Mission 244
Apr 7, 1945
A-26B
"TouchDown". Center figure is 1lt Leo Poundstone, 669th Bomb Sq., Pilot
A-26B
"Bula"
A-26B
"Doris Lee"
A-26B
"Maggies Drawers"
A-26B, F6-?
"Miss Laid"
A-26B, F6-?
"Miss Mildred"
A-26B
"Ruthie II"
A-26B
"The Texas Kid"
May 13, 1945
A-26B
Milwaukee Men. Nose Art: pictiure of Bugs Bunny
P-51D-5-NA Mustang, 44-13525, 8O-Y
"Kansas Aggie"
B-24JAZ-155-CO, 44-40283, I-J4
"Lassie Come Home"