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B-24D 'Utah Man' with pilot Col. Walter Stewart, deputy lead pilot for the 93rd Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Walter Stewart

    Military | Colonel | Pilot
    In 1941, Stewart was a 24 year-old, U.S. Army Air Force cadet at the University of Utah. "We were pulling guns around with horses as a plane flew overhead. Jack Adamson, who had been my mission companion, said to me, `There's a war coming.' Later that...

  • 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. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-24226 'Utah Man' 'Joisey Bounce'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to Col. Walter T. Stewart of the 330 Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, USAAF for the mission to bomb the refineries at Ploesti Ag 11 1943. Col. Stewart took command of the 93rd Bomb Group after the Group Leader, Col. Addison...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 August 2019 13:55:18 Emily Changes to caption, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image

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06 August 2019 06:18:27 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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'Hadley's Harem'

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06 August 2019 06:07:09 Kickapoo Changes to caption and person associations
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2019 07:49:55 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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