Captain John S. Young copilot of the 'Hail Columbia' with Col. John R. Kane on the mission to bomb Ploesti, August 1, 1943
Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South Atlantic Transport Route transiting from Morrison Field, Florida though the Caribbean to Brazil; performed trans-Atlantic...
The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...
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. ...
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