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42-100345

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Burke

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Arthur Crocker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Melvin Heinke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Evaded.

  • Roy Jr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Henry Karpf

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Mankin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Anthony Paladino

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Evaded.

  • Robert Rujawitz

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Evaded.

  • Michael Shirwarski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Oscar Wagelie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Shot down by flak and crashed E of Albert at Fricourt, FR on a mission to Frankfurt am Main on 2 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100345. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

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

Revisions

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

MACR 2907 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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