Sunday, 16 March 2008


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

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