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The B-24D Liberator bomber, 41-11913, named, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in the 9th Air Force, the 98th Bomb, and the 343rd Bombardment Squadron, at Lete Airfield, Benghazi, Libya. The airplane was lost, as it flew into another aircraft, flying through a cloud on a daylight bombing raid over Reggio Di Calabria, Italy. The entire crew was killed in action. 10 KIA. May 1, 1943

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Units

  • 98th Bomb Group

    98th Bomb Group

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

  • 343rd Bomb Squadron

    343rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron and trained by Third Air Force. Deployed to Egypt in June 1942 over South Atlantic Transport Route transiting from Morrison Field, Florida though the Caribbean to Brazil; performed trans-Atlantic...

Aircraft

  • 41-11913 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-11913, was the original 9th Air Force, 98th Bomb Group, and 343rd Bomb Squadron's, B-24D, named, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, after the Walt Disney characters. The aircraft's nose art depicted the Disney princess, Snow White, and was...

Locations

  • Lete

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2021 20:25:52 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-11913

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2021 20:21:18 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-11913 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2021 07:59:52 Emily Changes to collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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Amended aircraft associations and caption as per information on B-24 Best Web

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2021 08:55:41 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Best Web - B-24 - #42-40364

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2021 08:21:53 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption and aircraft associations
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Best Web - B-24 - #42-40364

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