B-24 Liberator #41-11935 'Per Diem the Second' 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Robert H Storz, returning safely to Libya.
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...
B-24D Liberator, 41-11935, named Per Diem the Second was in the 9th Air Force, the 376th , Bomb Squadron, and the 514th Bombardment Squadron, and flew on the Ploesti oil refinery mission, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943