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B-24D On fire and going down over Ploesti, Rumania, August 1, 1943

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  • Operation Tidal Wave

    1 August 1943
    Operation TIDAL WAVE. B24D Liberators attack the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57 B...

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15 December 2020 10:33:23 Kickapoo Changes to collection
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John S Young Jr - personal archives

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29 August 2020 13:45:11 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
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Removed associated person - not depicted in the image.

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06 August 2019 14:08:20 Emily Changes to unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image

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05 August 2019 06:41:43 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Anatomy Of A Disaster - Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg ---- Black Sunday - Michael Hill ---- Into The Fire - Duane Schultz ---- TogetherWeServed.com ---- FindAGrave.com ---- Personal Archives - John S. Young

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