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41-11774

B-24 Liberator

Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Thomas P Fravega, safely diverting to Cypress.

Service

Units

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
Survived Ploesti Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943

Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Thomas P Fravega, safely diverting to Cypress.

Assigned Benghazi, Libya

345th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF.

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Date Contributor Update
19 April 2015 13:36:51 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
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Date Contributor Update
19 April 2015 13:36:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

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