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B-24D Liberator 42-40655, named, Four Eyes, and, Damfino, and crew lost on the Ploesti raid. 1st Aug 43 MACR 174
◼ William R DeBusk :: Navigator
◼Robert C Elliott :: Gunner
◼Zelwood A Gravlin :: Gunner
◼Lawrence J Hadcock :: Pilot
◼James B Hale :: Engineer
◼Ralph D Kolb :: Gunner
◼John E Kraft :: Co-Pilot
◼Eugene J O'Mara :: Gunner
◼Lawrence E Reitz :: Radio Operator
◼Peter A Timpo :: Bombardier

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 343rd Bomb Squadron

    343rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South Atlantic Transport Route transiting from Morrison Field, Florida though the Caribbean to Brazil; performed trans-Atlantic...

People

  • Lawrence Hadcock

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Command Pilot
    Assigned to 343BS, 98BG, 8AF USAAF. Temp Duty (TDY) 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti raid in B-24 42-40655 ‘Four Eyes’1-Aug-43. 10 Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 174 ...

Locations

  • Lete

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2021 00:13:48 Kickapoo Changes to caption
Sources

HonorStates.org - Eugene J. O'Mara

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2021 00:11:32 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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HonorStates.org - Eugene J. O'Mara

Date Contributor Update
13 September 2021 00:08:01 Kickapoo Changes to caption
Sources

HonorStates.org - Eugene O'Mara

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2021 23:29:08 Kickapoo Changes to caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

Best Web - B-24 - 42-40655 - Four Eyes

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2021 04:12:14 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Best Web - B-24 - 42-40655

Date Contributor Update
19 March 2015 14:09:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com

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