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Koda Catalog Number:  
DVD Number: 1
Slide Number: 00026
Image Location: 58 2
Tail Number: 123712
Plane Type: B-24D
Picture Type: Nose Art
Info on Slide:  
Unit Info: 93BG
Name: Bathtub Bessie
Description: Though it was unusual for Spitfire pilots to see a heavy bomber up close, B-24D "Bathtub Bessie" made an unscheduled landing at the 308th Fighter Squadron's base in North Africa while trying to get back to base. Ser# 41-23712. 'Bathtub Bessie' was involved in the famous Ploesti Raid by the group in August '43. See nose art at picture #00167.**
Photographer: Skinner, Bill
Book: FC 21
Nationality: American
Location: North Africa
Year: 1943
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Image Path: /Galley 1