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42-95218

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Blackburn

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

  • Archie King

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Robert Leaphart

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Swiss Internee - Plane damaged by flak in engine #2 and forced to land in Dubendorf, Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

  • Raymond Lunte

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 21-Jul-44 in B-24 #42-95218

  • Edward Miller

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 21-Jul-44 in B-24 #42-95218 Evaded

  • Robert Promen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

  • Stanley Scott

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

  • Russell Sherburne

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

  • Raymond Spurlock

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

  • Burton Syverson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    INT Damaged by flak and crashed in Switzerland on 7/21/44 in B-24 #4295218

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 21 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7258 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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