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General Jacob Devers inspects an aircrew of the 44th Bomb Group and their B-24 Liberator, following the mission to Ploesti. Image stamped: 'Passed for Publication 23 NOV 1943.' Printed caption on reverse: '30949. Gen Devers Inspecting air crews who went to Ploesti. S. &. G.'



  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...


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