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42-100400

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...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Bass

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Douglas Brice

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Bernard Capella

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Arthur Duball

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

  • Lloyd Hammer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Charles Jr

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Donald Kirchner

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Robert Lucas

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Ernest Luther

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Jacob Stambaugh

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Damage received over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 March 1944 resulted in B-24J #42-100400 leaving formation and landing at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Austria 18 March 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 3409 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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