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44-10485

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Herman Bauer

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Sarstedt in B-24 'Dorty Treek' #4410485

  • Ralph Butler

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crshed at Sarstedt on 11/26/44 in B-24 Dorty Treek' #4410485

  • Victor Callicrate

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Gordon Fuller

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Sarstedt in B-24 'Dorty Treek' #4410485

  • Elmer Jones

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed at Sarstedt on 11/26/44 in B-24 'Dorty Treek' #4410485

  • Edwin Kamarainen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Sarstedt on 11/26/44 in B-24 'Dorty Treek' #4410485

  • Robert Ostrander

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Sarstedt on 26-Nov-44 in B-24 'Dorty Treek' #44-10485. Crew R56.

  • Robert Trombly

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Sarstedt on 11/26/44 in B-24 #f4410485 Dorty Treek

  • Stanley Yergey

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) at Sarstedt in B-24 'Dorty Treek' #4410485

Places

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 26 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2015 01:57:58 Timothy McKeown Changes to media associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2015 01:20:23 Timothy McKeown Changes to nicknames and place associations
Sources

Ringmasters: The 491st Bombardment Group (H). Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co. (1992).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 10760 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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