Shot down by a Bf 109G-6 near Wiemath, Austria on Nov 2, 1943. 8 KIA, 2 POW. MACR 1099
2nd Lt. Harold L. Shick - Pilot (KIA), 2nd Lt. Donald D. Brewer - CoPilot (KIA)
2nd Lt. Carl Simon - Navigator (KIA), 2nd Lt. William W. King - Bombardier (POW)
T/Sgt. William J. Dascalkis - Engineer/Top Turret Gunner (KIA), S/Sgt. Theodore E. Bencivanni - Radio Operator (KIA)
S/Sgt. Bryan Vaughn - Gunner (POW), S/Sgt. Roy L. VanCleave - Gunner (KIA)
S/Sgt. Leonard N. Gish - Tail Gunner (KIA), S/Sgt. John D. Rundle - Gunner (KIA)
Constituted as 376th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 19 Oct 1942 and activated in Palestine on 31 Oct. Began combat immediately, using B-24 aircraft. Operated with Ninth AF from bases in the Middle East, Nov 1942-Sep 1943, and with Twelfth AF from Tunisia...
1 August 1943
Operation TIDAL WAVE. B24D Liberators attack the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania. The bombers flew low to avoid radar detection and dropped time delayed bombs. Out of the 177 B-24s that took part in the raid 167 managed to attack their targets. 57 B...
|Crashed||2811 Wiesmath, Austria||2 November 1943|
Shot down by a Bf 109G-6 near Wiemath, Austria on November 2, 1943. 8 KIA, 2 POW. MACR 1099
|11 March 2015 21:15:04||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, description, events, unit associations and mission associations|