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42-95310

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...

  • 852nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Clara Blair

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Evaded.

  • Malcolm Blue

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. He bailed out of the plane but parachute was hit by incendiary bullets and caused his death. The village people first buried him in theirvillage. The remains were later transferred to the American Cemetery in...

  • Milton Brush

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • George Countryman

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Evans

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Evaded.

  • Edward Friel

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Norman Krasnow

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Raymond Lemay

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 02-Jun-44 in B-24 #42-95310. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Edward Reedy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Evaded.

  • Russell Tickner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #4295310. Evaded.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 2 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 5391 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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