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B-24D, 41-11613, Teggie Ann, of the 514th BS, the 376th BG, and (TDY) to the 9th AF. Originally named, Florine Ju Ju, and lastly named, The Blue Streak. The aircraft was a veteran of the first high level Ploesti mission in 1942, but not part of the 1943 low level raid. The plane went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour in 1943 - 1944.

Connections

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

  • John Young

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lieutenant John S. Young was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Bored with college at SMU in Dallas, and knowing the country was headed for war, he joined the Army Air Force early in 1941 and began training as an aviation cadet. He was known as "Johnny"...

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...

Locations

  • Lete

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2021 05:53:33 Kickapoo Changes to caption, person associations and place associations
Sources

Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 16:41:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com

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