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RAF Form 441A Sortie Reports for the 44th Bomb Group on Operation Tidal Wave (the bombing of Ploesti), 1 August 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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06 December 2019 12:02:08 Emily Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and mission associations
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US Official documents from Roger Freeman's personal archive, held by IWM

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