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B-24D Liberator, 41-23729, "Shoot Luke" - 328th BS - 93rd BG - 8th AF, being bombed up. A/C flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, having to abort . 1 Aug 43.



  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb 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...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-23729 Shoot Luke

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-23729, named, Shoot Luke, was assigned to the 328th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force, temporarily deployed (TDY) to the 9th Air Force, Benghazi, Libya. Lt. George G. Black flew Shoot Luke on the Ploesti oil...


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18 August 2021 08:04:15 Kickapoo Changes to caption and mission associations

Best Web - B-24 - 41-23729

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10 April 2015 18:57:39 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations