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Nose art B-24 Liberator #42-40749 'Sack Time Sally' 565th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya.



  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-40749 Sack-Time Sally

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 42-40749, named "Sack-Time Sally" flew on the Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Lt. Roy E. Braly, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943. ...


  • VIII Bomber Command 138

    26 November 1943
    The industrial areas of Bremen, Germany are the target for this massive mission (largest to date) of 505 B-17s which included 14 B-17 Pathfinders from 482BG spread among the B-17 formations - 13 of these completed the mission and 7 were damaged. ...


Date Contributor Update
29 April 2015 15:10:10 Al_Skiff Changes to caption

Date Contributor Update
21 April 2015 21:28:57 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations