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Lt. Gilbert Hadley's plane, the B-24D he named 'Hadley's Harem', serial number 41-24311. 1943.

Connections

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

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

  • 344th Bomb Squadron

    344th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The 344th Bombing Squadron was first activated at MacDill Field, Florida as one of the original three squadrons assigned to the 98th Bombardment Group. The 344th soon moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana, where it began to train as a Consolidated B-24...

Aircraft

  • 41-24311 Hadley's Harem

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, named, Hadley's Harem, was Lt. Gilbert Hadley's personal airplane and the one he flew on the mission to destroy Hitler's oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania, in 1943. As Hadley was approaching his target refinery, code named, "White IV",...

Locations

  • Berca

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 October 2021 08:15:42 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Information added. Punctuation errors, spelling. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2021 18:44:31 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption, person associations and mission associations
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Changed all instances of aircraft name into sentence case to as per best practice for accessibility.;
Removed associations not depicted in the image.

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2021 10:26:47 Kickapoo Changes to unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
16 August 2021 10:21:58 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2020 15:03:53 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
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Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associated content should be added to the AIRCRAFT and/or PERSON records.

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2020 08:43:45 Kickapoo Changes to collection
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Ploesti The Great Ground-Air Battle of 1 August 1943 -- James Dugan & Carroll Stewart

Date Contributor Update
07 November 2020 23:30:10 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption and person associations
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Black Sunday -- Michael Hill

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