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



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron


  • 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. ...


  • 41-24147 The Duchess - Evelyn

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


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04 September 2021 22:58:57 Kickapoo Changes to caption

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27 January 2021 08:19:13 Kickapoo Changes to collection, caption and mission associations

B-24 - Best Web

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22 August 2018 21:16:46 RayWells Changes to caption and person associations

information from John Glucs` daughter Jeanne

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13 March 2015 10:33:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations