NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

HELLSADROPPIN' II

B

-

24

D

-

5

-

CO

41-23809

8

448  

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  A0-5

 N/A

Lead Formation Assembly Ship - Port (Left) Side - AKA "PAINTED VIRGIN" / "YOU CAWN'T MISS IT" / "CHECKER BOARD"
Aborted Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Contributor - Tom Brittan
Transferred from 93rd BG 8 Jan 44

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
Was flown on the low-level Ploesti mission by Lt. Julian Harvey (93rd BG / 329th BS), and aborted shortly after leaving the Libyan coast with engine trouble.

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