B-24D 'Daisie Mae', #41-11815 415th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF and crew. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid piloted by Lewis N Ellis, returning safely to Libya.
Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
flew on famous Ploesti raid of 1 Aug '43
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 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57 B...
|Survived Ploesti||Ploiești, Romania||1 August 1943|
Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid piloted by Lewis N Ellis, returning safely to Libya.
415th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF
|20 April 2015 13:08:56||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, mission associations and media associations|