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Army decorates heroes of raid on Ploesti. Local newspaper article.

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  • Willard Beaumont

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/Observer
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed on 8/1/43 on TDY to 9th AF for Ploesti raid in B-24 'Pudgy' 42-40613

  • James Craig

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Dusseldorf on 10 Jan 45 in B-17 #4338668 ...

  • Aloysius Cunningham

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40246.

  • Louis Kase

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. TDY to 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Ploesti raid in B-24 42-40753 'Ole Kickapoo' 1-Aug-43; Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 157 ...

  • Theodore Katz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40751.

  • Wayne Marley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40706.

  • William Wildermuth

    Military | Staff Sergeant

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Date Contributor Update
18 December 2018 17:49:39 lbeaumont Created entry with collection, caption and person associations
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Scanned from a newspaper article saved in a family scrapbook.

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