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41-23807

B-24 Liberator

Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Crashed north of Kiel 14-May-43. 7 x KIA, 4 x POW MACR 2748.

Service

Units

People

  • Thomas Bartmess

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Michael Denny

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Prisoner of War (POW) imprisoned at Stalag 17B. . POW

  • Charles Forehand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Dale Glaubitz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Despatcher, Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Prisoner of War (POW) imprisoned at Stalag Luft 3. POW

  • Barney Grabowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Hill

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Prisoner of War (POW) imprisoned first at Stalag Luft 3 then work camp 49-11. POW

  • Gaylord Hubbard

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Chester Phillips

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH, DFC w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Edward Phillips

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Killed in Action (KIA). Air Medal with 2Oak Leaf Cluster

  • George Price

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Shot down 14 May 1943 in B-24 #4123807 'Little Beaver. ' Killed in Action (KIA). AM with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

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Places

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured San Diego, TX 78384, USA 1943

Built at Consolidated.

Delivered Texas, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Shipdham, UK 1943

Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF.

Crashed Kiel, Germany 15 May 1943

Failed to Return (FTR) Crashed north of Kiel 14-May-43. 7 x KIA, 4 x POW MACR 2748.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2016 12:30:34 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=41-23807&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28737284

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 2748 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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