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B-24D Liberator 42-40655, named, Four Eyes, and, Damfino, and crew lost on the Ploesti raid. 1 Aug 43. MACR 174 ~ William R DeBusk : Navigator - Robert C Elliott : Gunner - Zelwood A Gravlin : Gunner - Lawrence J Hadcock : Pilot - James B Hale : Engineer - Ralph D Kolb : Gunner - John E Kraft : Co-Pilot - Eugene J O'Mara : Gunner - Lawrence E Reitz : Radio Operator - Peter A Timpo : Bombardier

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  • Eugene O'Mara

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | B-24 Gunner
    SSgt. Eugene J. O'Mara was assigned to the 343rd Bomb Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force in the USAAF. Crashed on the bombing mission to Ploesti in the B-24D, 42-40655, Four Eyes. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 174 ...

  • Lawrence Reitz

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Tech Sergeant Lawrence E. Reitz was the Radio Operator/Gunner assigned to the 9th Air Force, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 343rd Bombardment Squadron, flying in the B-24D, named Four Eyes. Sgt Reitz's airplane, Four Eyes, was shot down and he was killed...

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  • 42-40655 Four Eyes - Damfino

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D bomber, 42-40655, named, Four Eyes, and, Damfino, flown by Lt. Donald J. Hadcock, was assigned to the 343rd Bombing Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force. ...

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    Military site : airfield

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Date Contributor Update
01 October 2021 13:03:16 Kickapoo Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Date Contributor Update
01 October 2021 12:56:19 Kickapoo Created entry with caption and person associations
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