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44-40171

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

  • Charles Arnett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Jack Burton

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Easley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Ernest Gavitt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Lindapp

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Arthur Oakes

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Donald Pierce

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Uriel Robertson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Lucian Stewart

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group
    Shot down 19 May 1944 in B-24 #4440171. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 19 May 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 5242 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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