B-24 Liberator #41-23661 'Black Jack' 345th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Delbert H Hahn, diverting to Sicily.
Crew: Delbert H. Hahn Pilot, John W Viewers Co-Pilot, Nathan Nowak Navigator,
Raymond F Vengelen Bombardier, Robert L Baird T/Sgt Engineer
James E Creighton T/Sgt Radio, John H Chapman S/Sgt Gunner,
Leslie J Foster Gunner, Curtis Washburn Gunner, Isadore I Klein Tail Gunner.
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||Ploiești, Romania||1 August 1943|
Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Delbert H Hahn, diverting to Sicily.
345th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF.
|19 April 2015 14:53:46||Al_Skiff||Changes to description|
|19 April 2015 14:48:40||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, mission associations and media associations|