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Col. Harold Francis Korger - Nose Gunner - Bombardier - for the B-24D, Hail Columbia, Operation Tidal Wave, and his plane, What's Up Doc - Big Operator. Lt. Harry Korger survived Ploesti and had a long career in the U.S. Air Force. He died in 1971.

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  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 344th Bomb Squadron

    344th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The 344th Bombing Squadron was first activated at MacDill Field, Florida as one of the original three squadrons assigned to the 98th Bombardment Group. The 344th soon moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana, where it began to train as a Consolidated B-24...

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  • Harold Korger

    Military | Colonel | B-24 - B-52 Bombardier
    Lt. Harold Francis Korger was a B-24 bombardier in the 344th Bombardment Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force, based in Benghazi, Libya, 1943. He flew on the B-24D, Hail Columbia, with the Element Group Leader Col. John R. Kane, on the...

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