B-24 #41-23724 'Doodlebug' Ploesti crew:
SGT Robert T. Butler, gunner, S/SGT Joseph E. Tamueircz, waist gunner, S/SGT Libert T. Hurt, waist gunner, T/SGT Kenneth W. Smith, flight engineer/top turret , T/SGT William G. Jordan, radio operator, S/SGT Murray L. Heckert, tail gunner
2LT Robert J. Johnson, navigator, 2LT Israel Soloff, bombardier, 1LT James W. Welch, Jr, copilot, 1LT John E. McAtee, pilot.
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...
B-24D Liberator #41-23724 "Doodlebug" from the 512th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. Originally assigned to 409th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF she was badly damaged in a crash landing due to battle damage on Jan 15, 43. They repaired her and transferred her to the 512th...
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