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B-24D - 'The Squaw', was named by Lt. Royden LeBrecht and was flown by him and his crew over Ploesti, Romania. returned to Fort Worth, Texas, after the mission for a war bond tour across America with his fellow 98th bomb group 'Pyramider', Lt. John S. Young and his crew in the B-24D, 'The Blue Streak', also with Maj. Walter Travis Stewart. 1944

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  • 41-11761 Sleepy - The Squaw

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator bomber, 41-11761, was first named, Sleepy, and, later, renamed, The Squaw. It flew on the famous Ploesti bombing mission, returning to Cyprus, piloted by Lt. Royden L. Lebrecht. After Ploesti and and the completion of his combat...

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16 May 2021 00:28:41 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption and aircraft associations
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