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WT-A "Ole 33 Gal" Serial No. 41-35033 sustains a direct hit from a heavy flak burst over Dieppe, France killing Lt. Leo Dale Rush, a Bombardier, and the Tail Gunner on May, 19, 1944.

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  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

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    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

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    Selected Bibliography of Publications: ...

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  • Leo Rush

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier, B-26 Marauder
    Dale Rush served with the 456th BS as a bombardier. He was killed on May 20, 1944 on a mission to Dieppe when "Ole 33 Gal" WT-A Serial No. 41-35033, flying in the Box II, Flight 3 lead position, took a direct hit of heavy flak that shattered the...

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Date Contributor Update
07 April 2016 07:14:12 JMF Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
07 April 2016 07:13:07 JMF Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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