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Capt. John S. Young U.S. - War Dept. I.D. Card 1945 - Capt. Young flew as Col. John R. Kane's copilot in his Element Lead Aircraft, the B-24D, 'Hail Columbia" on Operation Tidal Wave, to destroy the German oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania, Aug 1, 1943

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 344th Bomb Squadron

    344th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The 344th Bombing Squadron was first activated at MacDill Field, Florida as one of the original three squadrons assigned to the 98th Bombardment Group. The 344th soon moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana, where it began to train as a Consolidated B-24...

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24 October 2020 06:32:44 Kickapoo Changes to person associations
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John S. Young, Jr. -- personal archives

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24 October 2020 06:29:16 Kickapoo Changes to caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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John S. Young, Jr. -- personal archives

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25 March 2019 14:22:48 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in the image.

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25 March 2019 03:55:08 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Personal Archives - John S. Young, Jr.

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