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B-24D Liberator, 42-40662, Black Magic, 415th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF. Flew on the Ploesti mission, returning safely to Benghazi, Libya. Later shot down on a mission to Regensburg-Obertruabling. 22 Feb 44. 10 POW. MACR 2588

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Units

  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

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

  • 415th Bomb Squadron

    415th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The 415th Bomb Squadron was established as a B-24 Liberator Reconnaissance Squadron in early 1942. Initially, it was engaged in antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. Later, it was redesignated as a Heavy Bombardment Squadron, and was trained...

Aircraft

  • 42-40662 - Black Magic

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, 42-40662, Black Magic, was in the 415th BS, the 98th BG, and the 9th AF. It flew on the Ploesti mission piloted by Lt. Dwight D. Patch, returning safely to Benghazi, Libya (RTB). It was later shot down by an ME-110 on a mission to...

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Date Contributor Update
14 January 2022 09:07:40 Kickapoo Changes to caption, unit associations and mission associations
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Punctuation removed from aircraft names for uniformity and clarity. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2015 09:40:22 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations
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