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Columbia Aquila refinery, Ploesti after the bombing, with bomb craters, largely intact. 1st Aug 43.

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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 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57 B...

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Date Contributor Update
28 April 2015 22:58:39 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and mission associations
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Tidal_Wave#/media/File:Ploesti_Co...

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