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The tallest and shortest combat men in the 98th BG pose in front of B-24 Liberator #4111921 'Northern Star' 'Doc' .
2nd/Lt Carl Looker 6'2" Akron Ohio
2nd/Lt Ed (Pee Wee) Rothkrug 5'3" Brooklyn , NY.

Connections

People

  • Carl Looker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Pilot B-24 #41-11767 'Shanghi Lil', flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, aborting before target.

  • Edward Rothkrug

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator
    Navigator of B-24 Liberator #4111921 'Northern Star' 'Doc' 343 BS, 98 BG, 9 AF, flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid. The aircraft successfully bombed the target and returned safely to Benghazi, Libya despite being intercepted by enemy fighters over...

Aircraft

  • 41-11921 'Northern Star' 'Doc'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #4111921 'Northern Star' 'Doc' 343 BS, 98 BG, 9 AF, flew on the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid. The aircraft successfully bombed the target and returned safely to Benghazi, Libya despite being intercepted by enemy fighters over Bulgaria.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2015 15:19:30 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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USAAF Photo.

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