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B-24 Liberator #42-40206 '8 Ball' 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Lt Myron R Conn, returned safely to Libya.

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 514th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-40206 '8 Ball'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #42-40206 '8 Ball' 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Lt Myron R Conn, returned safely to Libya. A/C was condemned due to damage sustained under enemy fire in October 1943.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 April 2015 19:23:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com

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