Tragic ground collision between a B-26 Marauder and B-24 Liberator at San Pancrazio, Italy, on 2 Nov 44.
Martin B-26 Marauder
5,288 built between 1941–1945
Consolidated Aircraft B-24 Liberator
Many B-24 Liberators were built by the Ford Motor Company at a purpose-built factory in Willow Run, Michigan, USA. (above). The largest assembly line in the world
(330,000 m² or 3,500,000 ft²) at the time of completion, mass production began in August 1943. At its peak the factory was completing 428 B-24s per month!
18,482 were built between 1940-1945