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B-24D Liberator, 41-23778, Jenny - Lady Luck, from the 66th Bomb Squadron, the 44th Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force, flew on the Ploesti oil refinery mission. Returned to Benghazi, Libya. RTB. 1 Aug 43. - The airplane was lost on an attack on the German airfields at Foggia, Italy, while temporarily detached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force. (FTR). Pilot Rocco A. Curelli was killed in action (KIA). 9 KIA, 1 POW. MACR 2141 - 3150.



  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron



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Best Web - B-24D - 41-23778 - Jenny - Lady Luck

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22 March 2015 16:50:33 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations