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B-24D Aircraft Of the 44th and 98th Bombardment Groups Attacking White IV The Astra Romano Refineries, Ploest Aug 1 1943



  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

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


  • 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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07 July 2020 08:04:08 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

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07 July 2020 05:20:40 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

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