NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

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PHOTO CREDITS

BLUE STREAK, The

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Starboard (Right) Side - HALPRO #10 [I] Transferred to 376th BG and Renamed from FLORENE JU JU to TEGGIE ANN then to The BLUE STREAK

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Tail Section Reads:
This old veteran returned from one Combat
raid with both wings, a rudder and an
engine so badly shot up as a result of
enemy action that they had to be replaced.
There have been 19 engines
installed on this one
plane because
of
enemy action.
Fuselage Section Reads:
Presidential Citation W.D., G.O. 78 Nov 15, 1943
~ Group Firsts ~
1. Oldest Bombardment Group Operating Overseas
2. 1st To Bomb European Continent
3. 1st Over Ploesti, High Altitude 6/12/42
4. 1st USAAF Bombers To Hit Italian Fleet 6/15/42
5. 1st Over Naples 12/4/42
6. 1st Rome Raid 7/19/43
7. 1st Over Ploesti, Low-Level 8/1/43
8. 1st Over Wiener-Neustadt 8/13/43
9. 1st Heavy Bomb Group To Be Based On European Continent

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