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44-40286

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

  • Delbert Carr

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4440286

  • Martin Cuff

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4440286

  • Harold Gardner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' 44-40286 ...

  • Charles Goodacre

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4440286

  • Charles Kinney

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

  • Kenneth Mann

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by flak near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #44-40286

  • Edward Patterson

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #44-40286; Crew R50

  • Charles Sutcliffe

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4440286

  • Andy Wilson

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Wesel in B-24 'Green Hornet' #4440286 ...

  • Louis Zamperini

    Military | Captain | Bombadier
    1939: 8th in the 5,000-metre distance in Berlin Olympics. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 24 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2015 13:07:22 Timothy McKeown Changes to nicknames
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2015 13:06:35 Timothy McKeown Changes to media associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

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

MACR 13552 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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