NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

JERSEY JACKASS

B

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24

D - -

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CO 41-11776 9 98 343 ~ O 00-2 N/A

Starboard (Right) Side - Port has JERSEY JERKS - Unique Mission Markers "Jackasses" - Lost on Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Contributor - Anthony Gaster

Info Contributor - Bill Whitney
This aircraft originally carried the names JERSEY JACKASS on the right and JERSEY JERKS on the left side. JERSEY JERKS was replaced by BASHFUL in the spring of 1943 in compliance with a "Snow White Squadron" directive. The aircraft, flown by the John McGraw crew (on loan to the 98th BG from the 389th BG), and was lost on the low level Ploesti mission 1 Aug 43.

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