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B-24 Liberator



  • 492nd Bomb Group

    492nd Bomb 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


  • Robert Ames

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Seymour Clark

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group

  • John Eckstrom

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator / Engineer | 492nd Bomb Group
    Munson Crew; B-24 received flak damage on 6 July 1944 mission to Kiel, Germany. Crew including T/Sgt. Eckstrom force landed in Sweden. Interned.

  • Robert Gough

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Joseph Green

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Wilmer Jester

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Robert Laughlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Robert Munson

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group

  • Adolph Roth

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group
    Damaged by flak and landed in Sweden on 7/6/44 in B-24 'Boulder Buff' 44-40195. INT.

  • John Youngberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group


Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) North Sea 6 July 1944


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

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