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The Consolidated B-24D-1-CO - 41-23711 - ' Jerks Natural ' of the 328th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force at RAF Alconbury, England, 1942. This photo taken at Gambut Airfield, now Kambut Airfield, Libya. Feb. 1943. The aircraft flew the on the Ploesti mission, diverting safely to Sicily. Aug 1, 1943.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 9th Air Force
  • 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...

  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

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

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23711 'Jerks Natural'

    B-24 Liberator
    Although the B-24D Liberator, SN #41-23771, named, 'Jerk's Natural', was part of the 8th Air Force based in Britain, the the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 328th Bomb Squadron, it spent time on detached service to the 9th Air Force in North Africa, hence the...

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Date Contributor Update
27 March 2021 09:37:50 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associations made in the AIRCRAFT record.

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2021 02:39:20 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Best Web - B-24 - ' Jerk's Natural '

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27 March 2021 02:28:56 Kickapoo Changes to caption, unit associations and mission associations
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Best Web - B-24 - ' Jerk's Natural '

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12 April 2015 17:30:46 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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