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41-11815

B-24 Liberator

B-24D 'Daisie Mae', #41-11815 415th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF and crew. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid piloted by Lewis N Ellis, returning safely to Libya.

Service

Units

People

  • Owen Coldiron

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    flew on famous Ploesti raid of 1 Aug '43

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 raid piloted by Lewis N Ellis, returning safely to Libya.

Assigned Benghazi, Libya

415th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2015 13:08:56 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, mission associations and media associations
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