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B-24 Liberator 42-40371 'G I Gal' and crew. Lost over Ploesti on 1st Aug 43 raid, mauled by ME109's departing target damaged and isolated. Crew baled, 1 KIA [co-pilot, Charles L. Starr] 8 POW. MACR 2412.

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  • 42-40371 'GI Gal'

    B-24 Liberator
    Departed target Ploesti, with part of a wing shot off, A/C emerged into a crisscrossing of ships, was unable to catch up with any of the improvised formations ahead and so was a tempting target. Me 109s pounced and shot away most of the tail turret,...

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Date Contributor Update
18 March 2015 19:48:36 Al_Skiff Changes to aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
18 March 2015 19:07:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, aircraft associations and mission associations
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