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Port (Left) Side - Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti RomaniaFeatured in "Flight to Everywhere"

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
389th BG - Primary Pilots: Jack Dieterle, Lt. Walsh. Arrived overseas 16 Jun 43 and flew first combat mission 9 Jul 43.  Flew to Ploesti on 1 Aug 43 and served in the 389th BG until about May 44, racking up a total of 52 combat missions. Group switched over to B-24 H's & J's by the spring of 1944.
No SC, B- from Jul '43 through Dec '43
No SC, B+ from Dec '43 through Mar '44
SC: RR, B+ from Mar '44 through May '44
Transferred to the 491st Bomb Group 15 May 44.

Info Contributor - Robert Sterling Moore (Pilot)
I am presently 83 yrs of age (7 Jan 01) and piloted The LITTLE GRAMPER, along with others.

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