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44-40117

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...

  • 852nd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Chester Adkins

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B-24 'Hair power' #4440117

  • William Bigham

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • James Cook

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group

  • Melvin McDaniel

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) in B-24 'Hair power' 44-40117 near Hannover

  • Francis Reffner

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

  • Frank Rivera

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Frank Roe

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 491st Bomb Group

  • Walter Schatzel

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Floyd Weitz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group

Events

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

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 23:45:18 Timothy McKeown Changes to media associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
08 March 2015 23:21:58 Timothy McKeown Changes to nicknames
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

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

MACR 11156 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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