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44-40243

B-24 Liberator

Lost to flak 4 Jun 44 over France

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...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Hess

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-24 #4440243. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Robert Keller

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Lester Miller

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down 05-Jun-44 in B-24 #44-40243. PH

  • Alfred Moussette

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down 05-Jun-44 in B-24 #44-40243. PH

  • Bill Schmill

    Military | Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-24 #4440243. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Allen Smuntan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-24 #4440243. Evaded.

  • Earl Swanson

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 491st Bomb Group

  • Howard Taibl

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 491st Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-24 #4440243. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

Places

  • Metfield

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Metfield had three concrete runways, 39 pan plus 15 loop hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied by the 353rd Fighter Group, equipped with P-47s, from August 1943 to...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2015 12:33:31 Timothy McKeown Changes to person associations
Sources

C. Timothy McKeown

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2015 11:54:27 Timothy McKeown Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, description, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.b24bestweb.com/tenderfoot.htm

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