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Atomic crew B-17

"Red Gremlin" was the B-17 that was crewed by Tibbitts, Ferebee and Van Kirk of Enola Gay fame. The aircraft was flown by Tibbetts to Gibralter carrying General Mark clark on his secret mission to North Africa. Later the aircaft led the group in an attack that took the Germans by surprise at Sidi Ahmed Air Base at Bizerte in November 1942.


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