USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Come Closer - Sad sack
B-24J-1-CO 42-72973

30th Bomb Group, 38th Bomb Squadron

Come Closer - Sad sack

Assigned to the crew of John A Runge, this Liberator flew numerous missions to the Japanese bases at Truk and later several missions softening up Iwo Jima prior to the marines amphibious landing.

Further information is sought on its missions and final demise.

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© Ray Bowden 12 August 2022