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CO 41-24282 8 44 506 ~ Y 00-3 N/A

Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania - 506th BS Emblem- Featured in "Ruth-Less and Far from Home"

Contributor - Stephen Adams
Shown with Lt. Frank Slough (Pilot) and Crew. This was one of the original 506th BS aircraft, and was flown by the Slough crew for the 1 Aug 43 mission to Ploesti. Lost while returning from Watten, France and crashed into the side of a hill while trying to make a emergency landing at Friston, Sussex. Lt. Bolin and his crew were killed 2 Feb 44.

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