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41-23675

B-24 Liberator

The B-24D, 41-23675, named, Celhalopdos, flown by Lt. Charles. T. Moore, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bomb Squadron. The Aircraft was lost on a mission over Naples, Italy. 10 KIA. 15 Feb 1943. MACR 16372

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    In early 1943, Lt. Robert L. Brown was a B-24 bomber copilot on a temporary duty assignment with the 8th Air Force, based in the U.K., temporarily detached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force in North Africa. ...

  • James Coffelt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Awards: AM (3OLC), PH

  • Clifton Dennis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Maurice Lofgren

    Military | Captain | B-24 Command Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Captain Maurice Arvid Lofgren - B-24 Command Pilot ...

  • Benjamin Luglio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH, EAME.

  • Charles Moore

    Military | Captain | B-24 Command Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Lt. Charles T. Moore was a B-24 command pilot of the B-24, Celhopdos. He was Killed in Action (KIA), while temporarily assigned to the 9th Air Force on a flight out of Gambia, Libya, to his target at Naples, Italy, in the B-24D, 41-23675, Celhalopdos....

  • John Paschal

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Harry Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy.

  • Walter Smith

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Augustus Thompson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | B-24 Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    TSgt. Augustus B. Thompson was a B-24 Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner assigned to the B-24D, Celhalopdos, 41-23675, in the 330th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, as part of the 8th Air Force, USAAF. He was Killed in Action (KIA) with his pilot Lt....

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Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Naples, Italy 15 February 1942

See MACR 16372 and MACR 16465 for detailed reports.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2022 10:22:01 Kickapoo Changes to description
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2022 10:20:56 Kickapoo Changes to description
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

Date Contributor Update
29 December 2021 20:21:46 Kickapoo Changes to production block number, nicknames and description
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B-24 - Best Web Master - 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2021 15:18:03 Kickapoo Changes to nicknames
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Details. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2021 12:04:39 Kickapoo Changes to production block number and description
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2021 11:59:56 Kickapoo Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and unit associations
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2021 08:33:16 Kickapoo Changes to nicknames
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Punctuation removed from aircraft name for uniformity and clarity. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2021 13:13:27 Emily Changes to nicknames
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Changed all instances of aircraft name into sentence case to as per best practice for accessibility.

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2015 14:44:50 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
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Additional MACR added - MACR 16465

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2015 14:40:23 general ira snapsorter Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and person associations
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Added with details from:
http://www.b24bestweb.com/celhalopdos.htm;
MACR 16372 - http://www.fold3.com/image/38616859/

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