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B-24D 'Utah Man' with pilot Col. Walter Stewart, deputy lead pilot for the 93rd Bomb Group.

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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, 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 war...

Aircraft

  • 41-24226 'Joisey Bounce' - 'Utah Man'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, SN #41-24226, 'Joisey Bounce' was assigned to Pilot Col. Walter T. Stewart of the 330 Bomb Squadron, 93rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, for the famous mission to bomb the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania, Aug 1,1943. Col. Stewart changed his...

Missions

  • 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...

Revisions

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

Date Contributor Update
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

Date Contributor Update
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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