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B-24 Liberator #41-24040 'Whats Cooking Doc ?' and crew Pilot Hoover Edwards, Co Pilot Homer S McCollom. Albert J Mickish, Bernard M Boulliioum, Gene J Colley, Dale R Colley, Raymond Waters, John S Alesaukas and Vernon C Utter. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid suffering mechanical difficulties and turning for Benghazi home base just short of Corfu.



  • 41-24040 'Big Operator' 'Whats Cooking Doc ?'

    B-24 Liberator
    Started out on the 1 Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, piloted by Lt Hoover Edwards and aborted near Corfu with turbo supercharger problems. Converted to a transport on 17 Aug 43. ...


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18 April 2015 23:15:19 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations