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B-24D - The Vulgar Virgin - B-24-D-20-CO - 41-24198 - 98th Bomb Group - the 344th Bomb Squadron - and the 9th Air Force - The Vulgar Virgin, with it's crew, North Africa 1943. Pilot Lt. Wallace Taylor called for bailout over White IV while bombing Ploesti, after his plane was hit. He was the only survivor of the bailout and was captured - POW - Crew KIA - Aug 1, 1943

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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...

People

  • Wallace Taylor

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lt. Wallace C. Taylor was a B-24 command pilot assigned to the 344th Bomb Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force in the USAAF in WWII. He flew the B-24D bomber named, The Vulgar Virgin, 41-24198, on the famous bombing mission to destroy...

Aircraft

  • 41-24198 The Vulgar Virgin - Hell From Heaven - Shoot You're Faded

    B-24 Liberator
    - Not to be confused with Lt. Claude A. Turner's B-24D, 42-40608, also named, The Vulgar Virgin, in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 328th Bomb Squadron, from Britain with the same nose art as aircraft, 41-24198, flown by Wallace...

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B-24 - Best Web - # 41-24198

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06 February 2021 21:20:45 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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