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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...

  • 506th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Richard Albert

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Ever

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

  • Max Finesmith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Sidney Goldberg

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Leon Isaacs

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Allen Matthews

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Louis Turansky

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Vaughn

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Alfred Walker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jack Winn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Collided with enemy aircraft 8 April 1944 in B-24 #42100423. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 8 April 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 3856 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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