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The B-24D, 42-40608, The Vulgar Virgin, with Lt. Claude A. Turner, SSgt Robert E. Geiss, SSgt. John P. Rudell, and crew, flew on Operation Tidal Wave to Ploesti, Romania, - Interned in Turkey. 1 Aug 43

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  • Robert Geiss

    Military | Second Lieutenant | B-24 Bombardier
    Lt. Robert Geiss was signed to the 328th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, in the 8th Air Force, USAAF, in the U.K. He was shot down and killed (KIA) with his pilot, Lt. Claude A. Turner and his entire crew in the B-24D, 42-63988, named, Birmingham...

  • John Rudell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | B-24 Gunner
    SSGT John Peter Rudell ...

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  • 42-40608 - The Vulgar Virgin

    B-24 Liberator
    NOTE - The B-24D, named, The Vulgar Virgin, 42-40608, was originally in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 328th Bomb Squadron. It was temporarily detached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 344th Bomb Squadron, in...

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21 October 2021 22:17:53 Kickapoo Changes to caption and aircraft associations
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