NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

EXTERMINATOR

B

-

24

D

-

1

-

CO 41-23717 8 93 330 ~ H 01-2

N/A

Port (Left) Side - 8 Apr 43 England - Lost on Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania
Featured in "Liberators in England in World War II"

Info Contributor - James A. Leddy

(L-R)
1Lt. Hugh R. Roper - Oak City, UT - Pilot
1Lt. Walter T. Stewart - Benjamin, UT - Co-Pilot
1Lt. J. B. White - Hillsboro, IL - Navigator
1Lt. Ted Brannon - Philadelphia, PA - Bombardier
T/Sgt H. C. Lloyd - Flint, MI - Radio Operator
T/Sgt Albert L. Lee - Little Rock, AR - Tail Gunner
T/Sgt Joseph L. Craighead - Bedford, VA - Waist Gunner
S/Sgt Earl P. Lemoine - Motorville, LA - Eng/Top Turret Gunner
S/Sgt William A. Defreese - Anniston, AL - Waist Gunner

Info Contributor - Hugh R. Roper
I was named after the Pilot (Hugh Rawlin Roper) who died returning from the '43 Ploesti mission.

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
Transferred from 329th BS (RCL = P) to 330th BS (RCL = H) mid-to-late Mar 43
First 330th BS mission 1 May 43
Changed to RCL = H once it was in North Africa for the Ploesti mission
Lost in mid-air collision returning from Ploesti 1 Aug 43 

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