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Arthur Weil

Military

SSgt Arthur Weil was a crew member of B-24D, 41-11613, The Blue Streak, of 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. A/C survived 110 missions with the 376th bomb group and was sent home for a war bond tour.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

Units served with

  • 9th Air Force
  • 376th Bomb Group

    376th Bomb Group

    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

Aircraft

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born 1918
Enlisted Camp Upton, Yaphank, NY 7 February 1942

Camp Upton, Yaphank, New York

Lived in New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2021 06:51:14 Kickapoo Changes to role and biography
Sources

Black Sunday - Michael Hill

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2021 19:58:12 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

http://texashistory.unt.edu
https://www.fold3.com/record/86066872/world-war-ii-army-enlistment-recor...
#Removed from A/C serial No. to aid clarity and consistency.

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2020 02:50:59 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2015 18:55:01 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://texashistory.unt.edu

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