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B-24D Liberator, 41-23809 - Hellsadroppin II - In the 329th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, (TDY) temporary deployed to the 9th Air Force, coming in to land. Hellsadroppin II flew on Operation Tidal Wave, the bombing mission to destroy the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. 1 August, 1943. Later, it was declared, "war weary", and became a high visibility formation ship with 448th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force in Britain in 1944.

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  • 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. ...

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

  • 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...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
30 August 2021 20:29:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to aircraft associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associations should be made in the AIRCRAFT record.

Date Contributor Update
30 August 2021 17:17:49 Kickapoo Changes to caption and aircraft associations
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23809 - Hellsadroppin II

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2021 01:45:58 Kickapoo Changes to caption and mission associations
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Best Web - B-24 - SN # 41-23809 - ' HELLSADROPPIN II ' - ' PAINTED VIRGIN ' - ' YOU CAWN'T MISS HER ' -- ' CHECKERBOARD '

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 15:14:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations
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http://www.b24bestweb.com

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