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B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

People

  • Milo Burks

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Reginald Ferguson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Trans from 66 BS 4/20/44. Bailed out St Trond 5/9/44 26th mission. Returned to base 9/29/44 via Belgian Underground. Pilot: Larson.

  • Charles Gordon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Charles Gordon flew 17 missions as a navigator and 18 as a bombardier with the 44th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Shipdham, England. ...

  • Jim Hom

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Absolam Kelly

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Gerald King

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Arnold Larson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Trans from 66th BS to 68th BS on 4/20/44. Plane caught fire 5/9/44 (partial crew bail-out). Completed tour on 6/29/44.

  • Frank Manning

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Trans from 66th BS 4/20/44. Prisoner of War (POW) 5/9/44 (St Trond) 26th mission. Pilot: Larson.

  • George Moyle

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Robert Webere

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 9 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5352 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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