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42-100351

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Brenton Baker

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Oscar Boudreaux

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Crashed near in Schonberg (collision) on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Robert Collum

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group

  • Joseph Danis

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group

  • John Danneker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Richard Gordon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Robert Holly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crash near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Killed in Action (KIA). The other aircraft involved was B24 42-95144. Robert's story is told in the 2014 book, Killed in Action: The Story of Robert Holly, written by David Kohler.

  • Milton Hymes

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    2ndLt Milton L. Hymes Jr. was a childhood friend of my father's. They grew up a block away from each other in Savannah, Ga, both joined the AAF and were assigned to B-24 Liberators. When my father died, I found that he had saved a newspaper clipping...

  • William Powers

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Jessie Vancil

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Had mid air collision and crashed near Schonberg on 6/20/44 in B-24 #42100351

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 20 June 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 5926 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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