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The B-24-D-20-CO, Liberator bomber, Ubangi Bag - 41-24194 - 14th Air force - 308th Bomb Group - 374th Bomb Squadron. Col. K.K. Compton, left side photo. Lt. John S. Young, right side photo. Lt. Young and the airplane went on War Bond Tour 1943 - 44

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Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 98th trained for bombardment missions with B-24 Liberators during the first half of 1942. ...

  • 344th Bomb Squadron

    344th Bomb Squadron

    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...

People

  • Keith Compton

    Military | Lieutenant General | B-24 Command Pilot - Squadron Commander - Commanding Officer
    Keith Karl Compton was an American Air Force Lieutenant General who was Vice Commander in Chief, in the United States Air Force's Strategic Air Command. He flew as the Element Lead Aircraft's Command Pilot with Gen. Uzal Ent, the Ploesti Mission...

  • John Young

    Military | Major | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lt. John S. Young was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Bored with college at SMU in Dallas, and knowing the country was headed for war, he joined the Army Air Force early in 1941 and began training as an aviation cadet. He was known as "Johnny" or ...

Aircraft

  • 41-24194 Ubangi Bag

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, named, Ubangi Bag, was originally assigned to the 14th Air Force, the 308th Bomb Group, and the 374th Bomb Squadron. It was sent back to the united states in late 1943 on a War Bond Tour.

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Personal Archives - John S Young Jr

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Personal Archives - John S young Jr

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John S Young Jr -- personal archives

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Personal Archive - John S. Young, Jr.

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