Earl P LemoineMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Killed in Action (KIA) on 8/1/43 while on TDY to 9thAF for Ploesti raid in B-24 'Exterminator' 41-23717
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- Date: 1 August 1943
- Official Description: 177 B-24’s, of IX Bomber Command (including Heavy Bombers on loan from Eighth AF) are dispatched to bomb oil refineries at Ploesti and nearby Campina. The operation (TIDALWAVE) is costly, 54 planes and 532 airmen being lost, but damage to the targets...
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