B-24D, SN #41-24195, 'Little Joe', flew on the Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943
The B-24D Liberator bomber, SN #41-24195, in the 9th Air Force, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 415th Bomb Squadron, named, 'Little Joe', flew on the Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Wesley N. Pettigrew, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943
1 August 1943
Operation TIDAL WAVE. B24D Liberators attack the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57 B...
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