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42-100421

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

  • James D'Amore

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Gabonay

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded.

  • William Malasko

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded.

  • Carl Nall

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded by French Maquis Underground. Returned to England on D-Day.

  • Travis Ross

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded.

  • Herman Seidel

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded.

  • Arthur Strahlendoff

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Elbert Tucker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Kenneth Walley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed NE of Mont-de-Marsan after the crew baled out on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, FR on 5 Mar 1944 in B-24J #42-100421. Evaded.

  • Richard Weiss

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 March 1944 in B-24 #42100421. Evaded.

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) France 5 March 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 2799 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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