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B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. Originally named, Florine Ju Ju, then Teggie Ann. The aircraft was a veteran of the first high level Ploesti mission in 1942, but not part of the 1943 low level raid. The A/C went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 514th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Jose Felix

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Bombardier
    Lt. Jose Reis Felix was a bombardier on the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. The plane went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour. Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Waino Hakkinen

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot
    Lt. Wiano Hakinnen was assigned to 514BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Co-Pilot of B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour. ...

  • Henry Magaram

    Military | Staff Sergeant | B-24 Armorer / Gunner
    SSgt. Henry Magaram was assigned to 514BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF, as an armorer/ gunner of the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. the plane went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war...

  • Thomas McGrain

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | B-24 Navigator
    Lt. McGrain, of the 515th Bomb Squadron, flew on the Operation Tidal Wave mission with Lt. Edwin L. Gluck on, 030, B-24D, 41-24030. It was his eighth combat mission. He referred to this aircraft as, Good Time Charley. He also flew on the B-24J, 42...

  • James Milne

    Military | Staff Sergeant | B-24 Gunner
    SSgt. James Milne was assigned to the 514BS, the 376BG, (TDY) to the 9AF USAAF. ...

  • Alfred Runyan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | B-24 Waist gunner
    TSgt. Alfred Runyon was assigned to 514BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Crewmember of B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour. ...

  • Ivan Schwartz

    Military | Sergeant
    SSgt. Ivan Schwartz was a crewmember on the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. The A/C went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Ralph Thompson

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Pilot of the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of the 514th BS, the 376th BG, (TDY) to the 9th AF. The airplane and crew went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

  • Willard Tressler

    Military | Technical Sergeant | B-24 Gunner
    TSgt. Willard Tressler was assigned to 514BS, 376BG, 9AF USAAF. Crewmember of B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour. ...

  • Arthur Weil

    Military | Staff Sergeant | B-24 Gunner
    SSgt Arthur Weil was a crew member of B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C survived 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Aircraft

  • 41-11613 Florine JuJu - Liberandos - Teggie Ann - The Blue Streak

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-11613, named, Florine JuJu, The Blue Streak, Liberandos, and Teggie Ann, in the 376th Bomb Group, should not be mistaken for the B-24D Liberator bomber, 42-40664, also named, Teggie Ann, and flown as the Lead Aircraft, piloted by Col. K.K...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2021 06:19:59 Kickapoo Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 16:26:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com

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