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Air Force Magazine article "Over The Target" by Capt. John S. Young 1945



  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

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


  • John Young

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lieutenant John S. Young was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Bored with college at SMU, and knowing the country was headed for war, he joined the Army Air Force early in 1941 and began training as a flight cadet. He was known as "Johnny" or "Big John...


  • 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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