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The Blue Streak, with map of Italy and the aircraft's missions, added for a war bond tour to the U.S. Pilot Lt. John S Young flew, The Blue Streak, back to Fort Worth, Texas, to The Consolidated Aircraft Plant, his first stop on a national war bond tour with his friends, Lt. Royden Le Brecht and Major Walter T. Stewart , and their B-24s and flight crews. 1944

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Units

  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 514th Bomb Squadron
  • Halverson Detachment

    Halverson Detachment

    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. ...

People

  • John Young

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lt. John S. Young was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Bored with college at SMU in Dallas, and knowing the country was headed for war, he joined the Army Air Force early in 1941 and began training as an aviation cadet. He was known as "Johnny" and ...

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Date Contributor Update
23 May 2022 08:02:38 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
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22 May 2022 20:49:34 Kickapoo Changes to caption and person associations
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22 May 2022 20:03:17 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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