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B-24D Liberator - 41-24147 - The Duchess, and crew. John Glucs - Left Front

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  • 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

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  • John Glucs

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Sgt. John D. Glucs was the right waist gunner on board, 41-24147, The Duchess. The Duchess was shot down by FW-190s West of Herxheim, Germany, on a mission to Furth, Germany. 25 Feb 44. MACR 2924. ...

Aircraft

  • 41-24147 - The Duchess - Evelyn

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, The Duchess, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bombing Squadron in Britain. It was detached, transferred temporarily (TDY) to the 9th Air Force in North Africa and flew on Operation Tidal Wave to bomb the oil...

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Date Contributor Update
04 September 2021 22:58:57 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Punctuation. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 08:19:13 Kickapoo Changes to collection, caption and mission associations
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B-24 - Best Web

Date Contributor Update
22 August 2018 21:16:46 RayWells Changes to caption and person associations
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information from John Glucs` daughter Jeanne

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 10:33:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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http://www.b24bestweb.com

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