B-24 Liberator - 41-23661 - Black Jack - 345th BS - 98th BG - 9th AF - and crew. Flew on Operation Tidal Wave, the mission to destroy Ploesti, Rumania's oil refineries, diverting to Sicily with battle damage. 1 Aug 1943.
The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...
Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South Atlantic Transport Route transiting from Morrison Field, Florida though the Caribbean to Brazil; performed trans-Atlantic...
This B-24D, 41-23661, should not be confused with, 41-23816, also named, Black Jack, and, also, flew on and survived Operation Tidal Wave. 1 Aug 1943. ...
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-23661 - Black Jack - with the mule and horse shoes.
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