James Theophilus Posey SrMilitary
Commanding Officer 44th Bomb Group from 3-September 1943 to 3-December 1943 while serving TDY with the 9th Air Force at Oudna, Tunisia.
1 August 1943, led Blue Target formation to Ploesti where they inflicted severe damage on the oil refineries.
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Lee Cunningham 10-Nov-2014. http://www.usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/44bg.HTM.
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://8thairforce.com/44thbg/search/perlastname.asp; 44th Bomb Group, The Flying Eightballs, pg 22 (photo)