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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. 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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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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