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41-11935

B-24 Liberator

B-24D Liberator, 41-11935, named Per Diem the Second was in the 9th Air Force, the 376th , Bomb Squadron, and the 514th Bombardment Squadron, and flew on the Ploesti oil refinery mission, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943

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Aircraft

  • 41-11935 Per Diem the Second

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D Liberator, 41-11935, named Per Diem the Second was in the 9th Air Force, the 376th , Bomb Squadron, and the 514th Bombardment Squadron, and flew on the Ploesti oil refinery mission, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943

Units

  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 513th Bomb Squadron

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 Robert H Storz, returning safely to Libya.

Assigned Benghazi, Libya

514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2022 13:57:07 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com / http://www.freewebs.com / http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2021 13:12:37 Emily Changes to nicknames and description
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Changed all instances of aircraft name into sentence case to as per best practice for accessibility.

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2021 02:33:42 Kickapoo Changes to aircraft associations
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Best Web - B-24 - PER DIEM THE SECOND

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2021 02:32:13 Kickapoo Changes to description
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Best Web - B-24 - PER DIEM THE SECOND

Date Contributor Update
08 August 2021 02:24:02 Kickapoo Changes to nicknames
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Best Web - B-24 - PER DIEM THE SECOND

Date Contributor Update
27 April 2015 12:52:09 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com / http://www.freewebs.com / http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com

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