Assigned 329th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. TDY 9th AF. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, aborted shortly after leaving the Libyan coast with engine trouble. Returned ETO.
Later declared War Weary, becoming a high visibility formation ship with 448th BG, 8th AF. Condemned as salvage on 15th Jan 45.
The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...
93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...
Military | Captain | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
Before enlisting in the Air Force, Harvey worked as a model for the John Roberts Powers Agency ...
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...
|Survived Ploesti||Benghazi, Libya||1 August 1943|
Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, aborted shortly after leaving the Libyan coast with engine trouble.
|Condemned||Seething, Norwich, Norfolk NR15, UK||15 January 1945|
Condemned as salvage on 15th Jan 45.
329th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. TDY 9th AF.
|2nd Career||Seething, Norwich, Norfolk NR15, UK|
Declared War Weary, becoming a high visibility formation ship with 448th BG, 8th AF.
|15 April 2015 16:06:40||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations, person associations, mission associations and media associations|