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41-11774

B-24 Liberator

Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Thomas P Fravega, safely diverting to Cypress.

Service

Missions

  • Operation Tidal Wave

    1 August 1943
    Operation TIDAL WAVE. B-24D 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Survived Ploesti Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943

Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Thomas P Fravega, safely diverting to Cypress.

Assigned Benghazi, Libya

345th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2015 13:36:51 Al_Skiff Changes to media associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
19 April 2015 13:36:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

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