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B-24 Liberator - #41-11636 - 'Wash's Tub' - in the 514th Bomb Squadron, the 376th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force. It was originally a Halpro (Halverson Project) aircraft. #24, then, was transferred to 98th Bomb Group before being sent to the 376th Bomb Group. It was flown by the James Bock crew on the low-level mission to Ploesti, Romania. August 1,1943. Recoded #636 at the end of the war bond tour when it became a training aircraft.

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 514th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-11636 'Wash's Tub' 'Liberandos' '67' '24' '63' '636'

    B-24 Liberator
    'WASH'S TUB' # 41-11636 was originally a Halpro aircraft #24, then, was transferred to the 98th Bomb Group before being sent to 376th Bomb Group. Flown by Lt. James Bock's crew on the low-level mission to Ploesti, Romania - August 1, 1943. During this...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2021 07:33:13 Kickapoo Changes to caption
Sources

Best Web - B-24 - # 41-11136 - 'Wash's Tub'

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2021 10:31:20 Kickapoo Changes to collection
Sources

www.b24bestweb.com/washstub4.htm - Stephan Adams - James A Leddy - Tom Brittan - Al Blue

Date Contributor Update
31 March 2015 13:40:48 Al_Skiff Changes to caption
Sources

http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com

Date Contributor Update
31 March 2015 13:17:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com

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