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Everett P Anderson

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on Ploesti raid while TDY with 9thAF in B-24 'Scrappy II' #4240375

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-40375 'Scrappy II'

    B-24 Liberator
    K for King, commanded by Robert E Miller, led the fourth wave into the dark and fiery target. On his wings were the aircraft of Lasco and that of 1st Lt Scrivner. But when Miller emerged from the target, neither of his wingmen were there. Several crews...

Missions

  • 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 B24Ds that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57...

Associated Place

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Quincy, Illinois
Died Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943

Killed in Action (KIA) on Ploesti raid while TDY with 9thAF in B-24 'Scrappy II' #4240375

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2015 13:31:10 Al_Skiff Changes to place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

AAM Database.

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2015 13:23:51 Al_Skiff Changes to events
Sources

AAM database.

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2015 13:22:29 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

AAM database.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1646

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