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The B-24-J-10-CO, 42-73065, after changing to squadron No. 23, in the 373rd Bomb Squadron, was given the name, Bewitching Witch II, from the, Bewitching Witch, which was lost on the Ploesti mission, with the same nose art of the, Bewitching Witch, 42-24024.



  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...

  • Halverson Detachment

    Halverson Detachment

    HALPRO or the Halverson Detachement was a group of 23 B-24 Liberators originally destined to join the 10th Air Force in the China, Burma, India Theatre of operations. ...


  • 41-24024 - Bewitching Witch

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator aircraft, 41-24024, named, Bewitching Witch, in the 376th Bomb Group in the U.K. It was loaned to the 44th Bomb Group, temporarily detached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force in North Africa, for Operation Tidal Wave, the low level mission...

  • 42-73065 Bewitching Witch II

    B-24 Liberator
    The Consolidated B-24J-10-CO, 42-73065, No. 23, was in the 376th Bomb Group in Britain. After the B-24D, 41-24024, named, Bewitching Witch, was shot down and lost after being shot down and lost ditching in the Mediterranean Sea on returning to...


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