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B-24 Liberator #42-40733 567th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Clarence W Gerrick, returning safely to Libya.

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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. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • Clarence Gerrick

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Born in Toledo, Ohio, where he attended St. John High School, graduating in 1935. He played basketball in high school and at the University of Toledo, where he majored in business. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-40733 Virgin for Short, But Not For Long

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator 42-40733 567th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Clarence W Gerrick, returning safely to Libya. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2015 13:34:59 Lucy May Changes to person associations
Sources

Image and caption information from B24BestWeb. See: http://www.b24bestweb.com/733-v3-1.htm

Associated to Clarence Gerrick from information in the caption.

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2015 10:13:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com

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