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Astra Roman Refinery - White IV - 1943

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  • 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...

Missions

  • 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
01 May 2019 11:08:24 Emily Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2019 20:02:06 Kickapoo Changes to unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

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29 April 2019 18:58:36 Kickapoo Changes to person associations
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JohnYoung - personal archives

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2019 18:56:46 Kickapoo Changes to person associations
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John Young - personal archive

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2019 18:46:08 Kickapoo Created entry with collection and caption
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The Anatomy Of A Disaster - Gen. Hoyt S. Brandenberg ---- Black Sunday - Michael Hill ---- John S. Young - Personal Archives ---- Into The Fire - Duane Schultz

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