UPL 15167

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The B-24D Liberator, 41-11620, Edna Elizabeth, of the 343rd Bomb Squadron, in the 98th Bomb Group, "The Pyramiders", in the 9th Air Force. It began the Ploesti bombing mission, but is not counted, due to aborting and turning back with a leaking fuel mechanical problem, returning to Benghazi, Libya. 1 Aug 1943.

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Units

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Edna Elizabeth
  • Unit: 376th Bomb Group 98th Bomb Group 343rd Bomb Squadron 512th Bomb Squadron 1st Provisional Group

Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
ContributorKickapoo
Sources

Removed punctuation marks around aircraft names for clarity, uniformity, and readability. Kickapoo

Date: 17 Apr 2015 22:33:25
ContributorAl_Skiff