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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. B-24D 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...

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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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