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41-24246

B-24 Liberator

B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W. Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

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Units

People

  • Henry Gallas

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Crew member of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • Norman Meyer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Crew member of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • Phillip Millar

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Navigator of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • Vincent Politte

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Crew member of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • Leonard Reger

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer
    Crew member of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • Laroy Schlenker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co Pilot
    Co pilot of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • Anel Shay

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Bombardier of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • August Sulflow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Pilot of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

  • William Treichler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Sole survivor Radio Operator of B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225. ...

Missions

  • 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
Failed To Return FTR Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943

B-24 Liberator #4124246 'Semper Felix' exploded having released its bombs over target as a result of ground fire on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid. Pilot Lt. August W. Sulflow. 9 KIA 1 POW. MACR 225.

Assigned Libya

345 BS, 98 BG, 9 AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 15:09:29 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com / MACR 225

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