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The B-24D, 41-24226, Joisey Bounce, renamed, Utah Man, by it's pilot for Operation Tidal Wave, Lt. Walter Stewart, deputy lead pilot for the 93rd Bomb Group. After the Ploesti mission, the plane was renamed, Joisey Bounce, again, and the name was restored to the airplane's nose section. 1943

Connections

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Walter Stewart

    Military | Colonel | B-24 Pilot
    In 1941, Walter Stewart was a 24 year old, U.S. Army Air Force cadet at the University of Utah. He wrote, "We were pulling guns around with horses as a plane flew overhead. Jack Adamson, who had been my Morman mission companion, said to me, "There's a...

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 of 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 his...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 October 2021 10:42:37 Kickapoo Changes to caption, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Into The Fire - Duane Schultz

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2020 10:32:12 Kickapoo Changes to collection and mission associations
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John S Young Jr - personal archives

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29 August 2020 13:45:59 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
06 August 2019 13:55:18 Emily Changes to caption, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Removed associations not depicted in image

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06 August 2019 06:18:27 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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'Hadley's Harem'

Date Contributor Update
06 August 2019 06:07:09 Kickapoo Changes to caption and person associations
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Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2019 07:49:55 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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b24bestweb.com

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