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B-24 Liberator #41-11896 'Nightmare' 343rd BS, 98th BG, 9th AF. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, returning safely to Libya.

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 343rd Bomb Squadron

    343rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South Atlantic Transport Route transiting from Morrison Field, Florida though the Caribbean to Brazil; performed trans-Atlantic...

Aircraft

  • 41-11896 Nightmare

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, pilot Lt Col Julian M Bleyer, returning safely to Libya. Shot down on 3rd Sep 43 mission to bomb Sulmona, Italy marshaling yards, pilot Herman E Stephens - 7 KIA / 3 POW MACR 463

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2015 15:02:51 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations
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