B-24D Liberator “Chug-A-Lug” of the 308th Bomb Group ready for take-off from the Kwanghan Airfield, Kwanghan (now Guanghan), China, Jun-Sep 1943

Caption   B-24D Liberator “Chug-A-Lug” of the 308th Bomb Group ready for take-off from the Kwanghan Airfield, Kwanghan (now Guanghan), China, Jun-Sep 1943 ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 14 Jan 2013

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Gary Zaetz says:
1 Jan 2016 08:10:32 PM

The caption is incorrect in one respect: There was no 308th Bomb Squadron in the CBI theater. The "Chug-A-Lug" was attached to the 425th Bomb Squadron of the 308th Bomb Group...Gary Zaetz, nephew of the "Chug-A-Lug" navigator 1st Lt. Irwin Zaetz, missing in action since January 25, 1944
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
1 Jan 2016 09:28:23 PM

Gary is absolutely correct. The caption has been corrected. Thank you for pointing this out.

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