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
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...
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.
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 ...
The B-24D, 41-11613, that was in the 376th Bomb Group, had several names : Florine JuJu - The Blue Streak - Liberandos - Teggie Ann. It should not be mistaken for another B-24D Liberator bomber, 42-40664, also named, Teggie Ann, which was flown on the...