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B-24 Liberator #42-40608 'Vulgar Virgin' 'Urgin Virgin' of the 328th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid sustaining combat damage and landing in Turkey, 10 crew interned.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Donald Dearmond

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin'

  • William Dunckel

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin'

  • Robert Hobson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin'

  • Charles Holbrook

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    On 9 Mar 1944 B-24J 42-100320 crashed S of Attleborough, Norfolk on the return from a mission to Hanover/Brunswick, GR. RTD. ...

  • Clarence Hood

    Military | Private | Gunner
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin'

  • Joseph Long

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin'

  • James Marquis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin' ...

  • John Rudell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin'

  • Claude Turner

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 13 November 1943 in B-24 #42-63988. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). Earlier 8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 #42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin' SS/ AM/ PH

  • Gerald Weinberg

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) 30 October 1943 Accident in landing 30 October 1943 in B24 42-40246 'Thundermug'. 8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF, was interned in Turkey on Ploesti raid in B24 42-40608 'The Urgin Virgin' DFC/ AM/ PH

Aircraft

  • 42-40608 'Vulgar Virgin' 'The Urgin Virgin'

    B-24 Liberator
    1st Aug 43 Ploesti, Romania - oil production pilot 1st Lt Claude A Turner, Combat damage (AA): bomb-bay fuel tank, fuselage holed, one engine. Landed at Chorlu, Turkey, Crew Interned.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 14:56:12 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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