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41-24197

B-24 Liberator

Failed To Return - Ploesti oil refinery raid 1st Aug 1943. Pilot Ralph V Hinch, MACR 168.

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  • Operation Tidal Wave

    1 August 1943
    Operation TIDAL WAVE. B24D Liberators attack the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B24Ds that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57...

Events

Event Location Date
FTR Failed To Return Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943

Failed To Return - Ploesti oil refinery raid 1st Aug 1943. Pilot Ralph V Hinch, MACR 168.

Assigned Benghazi, Libya

Assigned 344th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2015 18:34:09 Al_Skiff Changes to events, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com / MACR 168

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 15:20:47 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description and events
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com / MACR 168

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