The B-24-D-5-CO - 41-23754, named, Teggie Ann, later, Little Lady, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 409th Bomb Squadron, TDY to the 9th Air Force. It was too damaged over Ploesti by anti aircraft flak hits to make it to home base in Libya on Operation Tidal Wave. The pilots crash landed the heavily damaged airplane successfully in Turkey. The crew was interned by the Turks. 10 INT-Turkey. 1 Aug, 1943.
The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...
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Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in briefly in March 1943, then returned in June 1943 remaining until the end of the war and...