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42-51564

B-24 Liberator

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Event Location Date
Assigned 71025 Castelluccio dei Sauri FG, Italy 21 August 1944

451st BG

MIA 13 October 1944

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Date Contributor Update
05 April 2020 13:58:04 ED-BB Changes to unit associations
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15th Air Force aircraft and crew... Confusion in the MACR numbers : MACR 9134 for #42-51564 has the mission date as 13 September 1944. Another 451st BG Liberator, #42-51764, is listed as missing on 13 October, with MACR 9047... "Fickle Finger" is definitely #42-51564 > see http://www.b24bestweb.com/ficklefinger-v1-1.htm.
#42-51564 crew : Pilot William L. Goin; Co-Pilot Raymond L. Hall; Navigator Herbert C. Braun; Bombardier James S. King; Nose Gunner Raymond L. Klein; Upper Gunner Frank M. Auten; Ball Gunner Frank J. Cipolla; Waist Gunner Chester Pracki; Waist Gunner Julian M. Newton and Tail Gunner John Roscoe Groves. All ten men Killed In Action (KIA).

Date Contributor Update
05 November 2016 02:47:28 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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http://15thaf.org/49th_BW/451st_BG/Aircraft/PDFs/451st%20Aircraft.pdf

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