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B-24D - 'LIL JOE' - B-24-D-CO - # 41-11886 - 9th Air Force - 98th Bomb Group - 345th Bomb Squadron -
Port / Left Side - A dice roll combination of 4 in craps is referred to as, "Little Joe". - Lost on Operation Tidal Wave. Aug 1, 1943



  • 41-11886 'Lil Joe'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, named, 'Lil Joe', SN #41-11886, was flown on Operation Tidal Wave to destroy the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania, by Lt. Lindley Hussey. 'Lil Joe' was lost on the Ploesti oil refinery raid. The aircraft was hit by flak and had a large...


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