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Andrew S Toth


Crew member B-24 Liberator 42-40749 'Sack Time Sally', flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya.


Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-40749 'Sack-Time Sally'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 'Sack-Time Sally', flew on the Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Lt. Roy E. Braly, returning safely to Libya. Aug 1, 1943. ...


  • Operation Tidal Wave

    1 August 1943
    Operation TIDAL WAVE. B24D Liberators attack the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57 B...


Event Location Date
Survived Ploesti Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943

Crew member B-24 Liberator #42-40749 'Sack Time Sally', flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya.

Assigned Benghazi, Libya

565th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF. TDY 9th AF.


Date Contributor Update
01 November 2019 14:23:54 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography

Ploesti Sortie Reports, 389th Bomb Group

Date Contributor Update
21 April 2015 21:10:44 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, aircraft associations, mission associations and media associations