["The Squaw"]

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Image of a citation which is painted on the side of "The Squaw" fuselage. The citation reads, "CITATION, Liberator R, 'The Squaw'. For meritorious service in aerial combat against the enemy over a period of one year during which time 360,000 pounds of bombs were dropped on axis targets in Africa, Sicily, Italy, Greece, Crete, and Roumania. This B-24 has participated in 71 missions, including the low level attack on Ploesti, destroyed 6 enemy aircraft flown over 550 hours and the equivalent of four times around the World."

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 82 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

One of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is a branch of Lockheed Martin, a notable aerospace company that has been around since 1912. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is headquartered in Fort Worth, with facilities across the country. In addition to their role in national security, the company has kept extensive image archives of U.S. aeronautic and military history, especially during WWII.

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Image of a citation which is painted on the side of "The Squaw" fuselage. The citation reads, "CITATION, Liberator R, 'The Squaw'. For meritorious service in aerial combat against the enemy over a period of one year during which time 360,000 pounds of bombs were dropped on axis targets in Africa, Sicily, Italy, Greece, Crete, and Roumania. This B-24 has participated in 71 missions, including the low level attack on Ploesti, destroyed 6 enemy aircraft flown over 550 hours and the equivalent of four times around the World."

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • Oct. 7, 2008, 4:42 p.m.

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  • Feb. 24, 2017, 5:46 p.m.

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["The Squaw"], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41144/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth.