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Ivan Schwartz


SSgt. Ivan Schwartz was a crewmember on the B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. The A/C went on to survive 110 missions with the 376th Bomb Group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.


Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb 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


  • 41-11613 Florine JuJu - Liberandos - Teggie Ann - The Blue Streak

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, 41-11613, named, Florine JuJu, The Blue Streak, Liberandos, and Teggie Ann, in the 376th Bomb Group, should not be mistaken for the B-24D Liberator bomber, 42-40664, also named, Teggie Ann, and flown as the Lead Aircraft, piloted by Col. K.K...


Date Contributor Update
13 October 2021 06:44:17 Kickapoo Changes to biography

Black Sunday - Michael Hill

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27 January 2021 20:12:05 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards and unit associations
Remove # from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consistency

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23 April 2020 02:43:29 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

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23 March 2015 17:31:11 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, biography, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations