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B-24 Liberator - 41-11636 - WASH'S TUB, was in the 9th Air Force, the 376th Bomb Group, and the 514th Bomb Squadron. It was originally a 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

  • 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

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, Liberator bomber, 41-11636, first named, Wash's Tub, was first flown by Martin Walsh and was originally Halpro aircraft, #24, first, in the Halverson Project in 1942 in the 9th Air Force. It was later transferred to the 8th Air Force, the...

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Date Contributor Update
03 August 2021 11:25:44 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Punctuation - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2021 07:33:13 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Best Web - B-24 - # 41-11136 - 'Wash's Tub'

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2021 10:31:20 Kickapoo Changes to collection
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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
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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
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http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com

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