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B-24D Liberators, including, 41-24226, Joisey Bounce, in the 8th Air Force, and the 93rd Bomb Group, fly in formation during a mission, 1944. Written on slide casing : "8th AF - 93 BG - 328th BS, Target : Arwelter, Germany. Delta 1944. Battle of the Bulge."

IWM catalogue record

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B-24 Liberators, including (serial number 41-24226 ) nicknamed "Joisey Bounce" of the 93rd Bomb Group fly in formation during a mission, 1944. Written on slide casing: '8th AF 93 BG 328th BS, Target Arwelter, Germ. Delta 1944. Battle of the Bulge.'

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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...

Aircraft

  • 41-24226 - Joisey Bounce - Utah Man

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-24226, Joisey Bounce, was assigned to Pilot Lt. Walter Travis Stewart in the the 330th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force, for the large mission to bomb the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. Col. Stewart changed...

  • 42-40246 - Thunder Mug

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 42-40246, named, Thunder Mug, was flown by pilots, Lt. Russell Longnecker and Lt. Donald K. "Deacon" Jones, on the Ploesti oil refinery mission. Returned safely to Benghazi, Libya. 1 Aug 43. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2021 07:54:17 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Punctuation. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2021 07:05:33 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:31:35 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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