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The B-24D - Raunchy - B-24- D-CO - 41-11819 - 9th AF - 98th BG - 344th BS - Pilot Lt. Samuel R. Neeley and Copilot - Lt. Herman H. Henslee - KIA. Lost on Operation Tidal Wave. 1 Aug 1943. 10 KIA. MACR 169



  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 344th Bomb Squadron

    344th Bomb Squadron

    The 344th Bombing Squadron was first activated at MacDill Field, Florida as one of the original three squadrons assigned to the 98th Bombardment Group. The 344th soon moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana, where it began to train as a Consolidated B-24...


  • 41-11819 - Raunchy

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, Raunchy, 41-11819, was in the 344th Bomb Squadron, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 9th Air Force, based at Benghazi, Libya, North Africa, in early 1943. ...


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