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B-24D - 'The Oklahoman' - Pilot Lt. Harley Mason - 'The Oklahoman' Crew - TSgt Donald E. Taylor - Ball Turret Gunner KIA on a bombing mission over France. 1944

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  • Rudolph Anchondo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40738. Shot down 5 December 1943 in B-24 42-40738 'Fightin' Sam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Thomas Baum

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40722, Shot down 5 December 1943 in B-24 42-40738, "The Oklahoman." Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Doyle Kirkland

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40738. Shot down 5 December 1943 in B-24 42-40738 'Fightin' Sam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Lesnak

    Military | Master Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier
    Shot down 5 December 1943 in B-24 42-40738. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harley Mason

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-24 Command Pilot
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  • Robert McNair

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    Shot down 5 December 1943 in B-24 #4240738 'Fightin' Sam. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harold Roodman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 566BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. TDY to 9AF USAAF. Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1-Aug-43, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40738. ...

  • Victor Scollin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 42-40738.

  • Donald Taylor

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Technical Sargent Donald E Taylor was a ball turret gunner on the B-24D, SN #42-40738, named, 'The Oklahoman' from the 8th Air Force, and the 389th Bomb Group. ...

  • James Ward

    Military | Staff Sergeant

Aircraft

  • 42-40738 'The Oklahoman'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24 Liberator bomber, SN #42-40738, named 'The Oklahoman' was in the 566th Bomb Squadron, the 389th Bomb Group, and the 8th Air Force from Britain. The pilot, Lt. Jack Martin, who named 'The Oklahoman', was, appropriately, from Tosamingo,...

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Date Contributor Update
11 April 2021 09:10:57 Kickapoo Changes to caption and aircraft associations
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Best Web - B-24 - 'The Oklahoman'

Date Contributor Update
09 April 2021 01:08:06 Kickapoo Created entry with collection, caption and person associations
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