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93rd Bomb Group crew in front of B-24 Liberator #41-23682 'The Blasted Event'.
Standing left to right: Lts McDonald, Barthel, Walker, Brown
Kneeling left to right: S/Sgts Ross, Musser, Treadway, Adelsberger, Musco, Gilbert.

Connections

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    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...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Lloyd Adelsberger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23682)

  • Richard Barthel

    Military
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23682)

  • Gelrome Musco

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B-24 over Rome by 20mm shell 19 July 1943 DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Monroe Musser

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23682)

  • Lloyd Treadway

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23682)

  • Raymond Walker

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, serving as Co-pilot on B-24 Liberator (serial number 41-23682) Raymond Walker served in the 93rd Bomb Group, flying missions out of Hardwick, England.

Aircraft

  • 41-23682 'The Blasted Event'

    B-24 Liberator
    Temporary Duty (TDY) with the 9th Air Force at Benghazi, Libya. Flew on 1 August 1943 Ploesti oil refinery raid with 329th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF, and returned safely to Libya. ...

Locations

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2018 14:02:29 Lucy May Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Airmen as named in 93rd Bomb Group unit history.

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2015 16:12:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com

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