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The crew of the B-24D, 41-23675, named, Celhalopdos. Lt. Walter D. Smith is second from left side kneeling. Pilot Charles T. Moore is standing 2nd from Right. Celhalopdos, was initially in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bomb Squadron, in Britain, and was temporarily detached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force in North Africa. MIA. 15 Feb 43. MACR 16372

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Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • James Coffelt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Awards: AM (3OLC), PH

  • Clifton Dennis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Maurice Lofgren

    Military | Captain | B-24 Command Pilot
    Captain Maurice Arvid Lofgren - B-24 Command Pilot ...

  • Benjamin Luglio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Assigned to 330BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), PH, EAME.

  • Charles Moore

    Military | Captain | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lt. Charles T. Moore was a B-24 command pilot of the B-24, Celhopdos. He was Killed in Action (KIA), while temporarily assigned to the 9th Air Force on a flight out of Gambia, Libya, to his target at Naples, Italy, in the B-24D, 41-23675, Celhalopdos....

  • John Paschal

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Harry Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy.

  • Walter Smith

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Augustus Thompson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | B-24 Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner
    TSgt. Augustus B. Thompson was a B-24 Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner assigned to the B-24D, Celhalopdos, 41-23675, in the 330th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, as part of the 8th Air Force, USAAF. He was Killed in Action (KIA) with his pilot Lt....

  • Harold Tushla

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

Aircraft

  • 41-23675 - Celhalopdos

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-23675, named, Celhalopdos, flown by Lt. Charles. T. Moore, was in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 330th Bomb Squadron. The Aircraft was lost on a mission over Naples, Italy. 10 KIA. 15 Feb 1943. MACR 16372

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2021 12:58:55 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Black Sunday-Ploesti - Michael Hill

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06 December 2021 12:45:50 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Details added. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
06 December 2021 12:39:53 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Black Sunday-Ploesti - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2017 15:52:07 general ira snapsorter Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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Image, originally from fold3 website, was downloaded from https://www.findagrave.com (Maurice A. Lofgren entry) which was added by 'patootie'

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