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B-24 Liberator 41-24283 'Old Crow' flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid returning safely to Libya. Scrapped after landing at Palermo, Sicily, with the left main wing spar cracked on return from the 1 Oct 43 mission to Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

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  • 41-24283 'Old Crow'

    B-24 Liberator
    A/C Assigned 506th BS, 44th BG, 8th AF. TDY 9th AF, Benghazi. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. ...

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  • 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...

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Date Contributor Update
10 April 2015 15:11:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
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