B-24 number info

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    My dad served on 953 in south Pacific in early 40's. I have pics of him and entire crew in front of plane as well as two of his log books. Wondering if there is anyway to get additional info on this plane. crew members were Eugene Longfield, Richard L allen, kaine shew, Benjamin Schooley Jr, eugene bogucki,james berend, r.a.evans, ensign Baines (co-pilot), and my Dad Artis Carter.
    Any help appreciated.....Barry
     
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    Hi Barry;

    The basic number on his aircraft is meaningless, if you post a photo and find out what squadron and bomb group he was in (that should be indicated in his logbooks) we could probably get you more information.
     
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    will do......
     
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    Also, the aircraft serial number. Perhaps the 953 number was the last three digits of the serial number.

    Geo
     
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    found invitation to VPB-116 squadron reunion from 1995 in some of his papers including a copy of some de-classified papers listing composition of squadron. they were flying missions over Toyoko Bay it seems according to action report.
     
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