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389BG Pictorial Review Pg 16, featuring William Nading, Andrew Opsata and William Selvidge.

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Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    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...

People

  • William Nading

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator #42-40793. See Chapter 3 : "Ploesti" at http://www.lipper.cc/8th_AF/Chris/Chris_Chapt3.html by Author: H.H. "Chris" Christensen .

  • Andrew Opsata

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Command Pilot
    Lt. Andrew Opsata was a B-24D pilot who flew the B-24D Liberator, Stinger, and was assigned to the 389th Bomb Group, the 8th Air Force, detached to (TDY) to the 9th Air Force, the 98th Bomb Group, and the 514th Bombardment Squadron. He flew a total of...

  • William Selvidge

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1-Aug-943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40747. Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Date Contributor Update
18 February 2021 15:48:27 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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