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The B-24D # 42-40644 'Florine JuJu' / '71 Teggie Ann' / '71 The Blue Streak' - after the Ploesti mission with Lt. John S. Young, 1943. This airplane did not fly the Ploesti mission and went on to a war bond tour in America. Lt. John Young did fly the mission and also went on a war bond tour in America.

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Units

  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

People

  • John Young

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lieutenant John S. Young from Dallas Texas was a B-24D Liberator bomber pilot with the 9th Air Force, 98th Bomb Group and the 344th Bombing Squadron, based at Cairo, Egypt, Tobruk, and Benghazi, Libya, in the Mediterranean theatre 1942-3. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2019 21:49:24 Kickapoo Changes to caption
Sources

Anatomy Of A Disaster - Gen. Hoyt S. Brandenberg ---- Into The Fire - Duane Schultz ---- John S. Young, Jr. - personal archives

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2019 21:47:51 Kickapoo Changes to caption
Sources

Anatomy Of A Disaster - Gen. Hoyt S. Brandenberg ---- Into The Fire - Duane Schultz ---- John S. Young, Jr. - personal archives

Date Contributor Update
06 August 2019 06:30:22 Kickapoo Changes to collection, caption and mission associations
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John S. Young, Jr. - personal archives

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2018 08:54:23 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

The Ploesti Raid - Through The Lens

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