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B-24 Liberator #41-11916 'Tangerine' 513th BS, 376th BG.

Photo from the collection of Frank Marchese, 376th Bomb Group.



  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • 513th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-11916 'Tangerine'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #41-11916 'Tangerine' 513th BS, 376 BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Charles L Hobbs, returning safely to Libya. RCN changed, 20/38/42.


Date Contributor Update
21 April 2022 11:25:57 Emily Changes to collection, caption and unit associations

Image courtesy of the 376th Bomb Group Association, from the collection of Francis and Steve Marchese. For reuse, please contact the 376th HBG Veteran's Association

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2015 12:26:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations