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44-40106

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group, after flying similar missions to other heavy bomb groups until the late summer of 1944, took up 'Carpetbagger' missions, transporting agents, supplies and propaganda leaflets to southern France. The Group was taking on the role of...

  • 857th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Quinton Anderson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Sidney Brown

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Alfred Formanek

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Thomas Greaney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Bernard Kahn

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • William Keiter

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • James Keough

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Robert Liggett

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Robert Nichols

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

  • Edward Wahlgren

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by fighters and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4440106 INT

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) Baltic Sea 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 7073 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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