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B-24D Bomber 98th Bombardment Group Approaches Ploesti, Operation Tidal Wave Aug 1, 1943

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  • 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
03 July 2020 09:30:43 Kickapoo Changes to collection
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Black Sunday - Michael hill ---- John S. Young, Jr. personal archives

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03 July 2020 08:35:19 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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John S. Young, Jr. - personal archives

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11 August 2019 13:50:34 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image.

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11 August 2019 10:15:12 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Anatomy Of A Disaster - Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg ---- Black Sunday - Michael Hill ---- Into The Fire - Duane Schultz ---- TogetherWeServed.com ---- FindAGrave.com ---- Personal Archives - John S. Young, Jr.

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