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B-24 Liberator #41-23656 'Rowdy Ann' 344th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF and crew. Shown with Ed Clendenin, standing 4th from left. Harry Gillett (512th Squadron CO) is kneeling 2nd from right.



  • 9th Air Force
  • 344th Bomb Squadron

    344th Bomb Squadron

    The 344th Bombing Squadron was first activated at MacDill Field, Florida as one of the original three squadrons assigned to the 98th Bombardment Group. The 344th soon moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana, where it began to train as a Consolidated B-24...

  • 512th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-23656 Rowdy Ann

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #41-23656 'Rowdy Ann' 344th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF. Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, aborting before the target, pilot Allen B Gaston. A/C Renamed from 'Rowdy II' - Transferred to 376th BG / 512th BS. Returned to the States on...


Date Contributor Update
19 April 2015 11:25:26 Al_Skiff Changes to caption

Date Contributor Update
18 April 2015 23:38:16 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations